Obama skips national security meeting on Russia invasion of Ukraine and it’s not even golfing weather

Maybe he was busy presiding over another DNC happy hour.

Via PJ Media:

President Obama had no public events on his schedule today, yet skipped a meeting of his national security team at the White House today as they huddled over the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Seen leaving the meeting at the White House were Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey, and CIA Director John Brennan.

Vice President Joe Biden reportedly joined the meeting via videoconference, while Obama was briefed later by National Security Advisor Susan Rice.

In defense of Obama, maybe he thought it was a waste of his time to go to a security meeting about a country that’s no longer a threat:

Obama did however speak with Putin by phone yesterday. Probably just to mock Mitt Romney for thinking Russia still posed a threat.