May 23, 2011
President Barack Obama is being kept up to date on deadly tornadoes in the Midwest as he travels through Europe, the White House said Monday.
Obama aides said the president was briefed several times during his overnight flight from Washington to Dublin, the first stop on a six-day trip. Shortly after arriving in Ireland, Obama called Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon to express his condolences for the loss of life and to offer this thoughts and prayers to those who have been affected.