For response at home to attacks abroad, White House brings out Biden

Obama arrives with Biden and Kerry to deliver a statement on the Keystone XL pipeline at the White House in WashingtonBy Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House deployed Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday to explain to fearful Americans the administration’s policy on Syrian refugees in the weekly address to the nation. Refugees have become a top political concern after Islamic State militants killed 130 people in Paris in attacks last week. The United States is leading an international coalition fighting Islamic State in Syria and Iraq.

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