Obama: ‘No Specific Intelligence’ Indicating Terror Plot in U.S.

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President Barack Obama said Wednesday there is no specific intelligence indicating a terror "plot on the homeland" and tried to reassure Americans to go ahead with their Thanksgiving plans.

"I want the American people to know that we are taking every possible step to keep our homeland safe," Obama said in a statement after meeting with his national security advisers on the eve of Thanksgiving.

Obama said the U.S. is stepping up pressure on ISIS and doing everything to prevent Paris-style attacks at home and abroad.

"Since 9/11, we've taken extraordinary measures to improve our homeland security," he added. "And that's something we should all be thankful for."

The president said "in the event of a specific, credible threat, the public will be informed."

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