President Barack Obama delivers a statement on Iraq and answers questions from the media in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House, June 19, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson) Today, after a meeting with his national security team, President Obama delivered a statement from the White House Press Briefing Room on the situation in Iraq and the U.S. response, in the wake of the terrorist organization ISIL making advances inside Iraq. Watch his remarks below: Watch on YouTube read more

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The President Makes a Statement on the Situation in Iraq