Obama tells Americans homeland is safe as millions set off on Thanksgiving travel

November 25, 2015 4:01 PM

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Obama tells Americans homeland is safe as millions set off on Thanksgiving travel

NEW YORK President Barack Obama sought to reassure Americans they are safe on Wednesday as millions of people embarked on their annual Thanksgiving travels, with security at airports, New York City's parade festivities and other venues expected to be heightened amid jitters after the Paris attacks.

"We know of no specific and credible intelligence indicating a plot on the homeland," Obama told reporters at the White House, flanked by his top counterterrorism and national security advisers.

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