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Obama takes break from vacation for high-level White House meetings on undisclosed topics

President Obama took a break from his summer vacation to return to Washington early Monday for series of high-level, but unspecified, White House meetings.

Obama left his first family vacation on Martha’s Vineyard and will meet with Vice President Joe Biden and other top-ranking officials later Monday, according to White House staffers. But they have not disclosed what officials will discuss -- amid a list of international problems that include fighting in Iraq, Israel and Ukraine and the humanitarian-immigration crisis along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Obama’s decision to return to Washington appears to be in part a response to criticism about him spending two weeks on a resort island amid so many foreign and domestic crises.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/08/17/obama-takes-break-from-vacation-for-high-level-white-house-meetings-on/

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