Q Just to follow up on the HHS question. Apparently, HHS — CDC, Surgeon General assured there are no —
MR. GIBBS: I thought he was doing a pretty good job. (Laughter.)
Q But it raises a political question about how movement there has been stalled because of HHS. I mean, do you have — has the President expressed concern about the fact that you don’t have a team in place there, or at the —
MR. GIBBS: No, because — I want to be very clear here. There is a team in place. The team is — part of it is standing behind me, and part of it is working as we speak to identify exactly what the doctor and others have talked about. I think this notion somehow that if there’s not currently a Secretary, that there’s not the function that needs to take place in order to prepare for this either this or any other situation is just simply not the case.
(Source: White House)