"He will provide an update on the ongoing investigation into the tragic attack in San Bernardino. He will also discuss the broader threat of terrorism -- including the nature of the threat, how it has evolved, and how we will defeat it," read the White House website.
"He will reiterate his firm conviction that ISIL will be destroyed and that the United States must draw upon our values -- our unwavering commitment to justice, equality, and freedom -- to prevail over terrorist groups that use violence to advance a destructive ideology," it said.
The San Bernardino attack was carried out by a radicalised couple - Tashfeen Mailk and Syed Rizwan Farook-which left 14 people dead.
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