Obama to hold 3 Ferguson meetings at WH today

Obama to hold 3 Ferguson meetings at WH today

President Barack Obama is holding three meetings on Monday to discuss issues relating to unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.

According to the White House schedule, the first afternoon meeting will be a talk with members of Obama’s Cabinet “to discuss federal programs and funding that provide equipment to the state and local enforcement agencies.” Vice President Joe Biden will also be in attendance.

Obama is then scheduled to meet with local and national civil rights leaders.

The third session will take place among elected officials, law enforcement officials and community and faith leaders “to discuss how communities and law enforcement can work together to build trust to strengthen neighborhoods across the country.”

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