President Obama spoke briefly on the situation in Egypt at the White House today. Later in his final briefing, Press Secretary Gibbs is expected to discuss Egypt from the White House.
Earlier today, the Vice President of Egypt announced on Egyptian state run television that Hosni Mubarak has stepped down as President of Egypt. Mubarak and his family have left Cairo for a palace outside of the city. It is reported that power has been transferred to the armed forces.
Large rallies have continued in cities all around Egypt.