[cnn-photo-caption image=http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2008/POLITICS/11/25/transition.wrap/art.obama.gi.jpg]Ed Henry
CNN White House Correspondent
The Obama transition team has just set up a special team to interact with the State Department’s Operations Center as well as the office of the Director of National Intelligence, according to an Obama aide. That information is then being filtered to President-elect Obama, who is getting regular updates at his residence here in Chicago. He is scheduled to be home all day Thursday celebrating Thanksgiving with family and friends.
More: Obama aide confirms President-elect spoke by phone with Rice, and says transition team spoke to State Dept earlier.
One other note – Obama aide says the President-elect called India’s ambassador to the U.S. tonight and “conveyed that his thoughts and prayers are with those affected by this tragic situation. He said that there is just one President at a time. He also told him that he is monitoring the situation and has been in communication with Secretary Rice."
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