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Obama brushes off calls for firings over security failure

AJ Contributor

WASHINGTON — President Obama signaled Thursday that he doesn’t intend to fire any top officials over the attempted bombing of a Northwest Airlines flight, even as he repeated his claim that U.S. intelligence had enough information to uncover the plot but failed to connect the dots.

Following two weeks of speculation over whether the administration’s internal review would result in forced resignations, the president said there’s plenty of blame to go around — but “ultimately the buck stops with me.”

Obama, in unveiling a summary of his administration’s initial review of the security breakdown, announced Thursday afternoon a series of policy changes intended to prevent a repeat of the kind of attack attempted on a Detroit-bound flight on Christmas Day.

Full story: FOXNews.com – Obama Brushes Off Calls for Firings Over Security Failure.