Obama plays down fears of terrorism over Thanksgiving weekend

US President Barack Obama made held a special press conference Wednesday evening, calming fears about terrorism over the upcoming American Thanksgiving holiday weekend.
"As of now, we know of no plot intending to threaten our homeland" and urged Americans who will be traveling over the weekend to "go about their usual Thanksgiving activities," saying that security and intelligence officials are constantly working to prevent any security threats.
"They did so before the Paris attacks and they do so now."
"As we go into thanksgiving weekend, I want america to know we are taking every possible step to keep America safe," he said.