Biden to attend briefing on Hurricane Ida on Saturday -White House Reuters via

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden will attend a briefing later on Saturday by administration officials on preparations for Hurricane Ida, which is expected to make landfall in the United States this weekend.

The briefing is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Eastern time (1730 GMT), the White House said.