Obama Hints at Travel Screening to Stop Spread of Ebola; Aides Walk Comment Back

October 9, 2014 6:51 PM

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Obama Hints at Travel Screening to Stop Spread of Ebola; Aides Walk Comment Back

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) -- As the Ebola scare continues, President Obama says the administration is, "going to be working on protocols to do additional passenger screening both at the source and here in the United States.”

But soon after he made those comments in the Oval Office, White House aides sought to downplay their significance, saying the remark was in line with what officials said Friday, that additional screening measures remain under discussion but that no decisions have been made.

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