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"Obviously what is happening is awful"-Obama on kidnapped girls in Nigeria

They are calling for action outside the Nigerian Embassy in Washington DC. They want the release of more than 200 schoolgirls taken by the militant group Boko Haram last month, -- a group that is threatening to sell into slavery. In an interview with CBS News President Barack Obama says the U.S. is offering help. (SOUNDBITE) (English)U.S. PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA SAYING: "Well, we are sending in a team made up of our military and law enforcement and other experts. And we are very glad that Nigeria has accepted the help. Obviously what is happening is awful. And as the father of two girls I can't imagine what the parents are going through." On Capitol Hill members of Congress hold a moment of silence, as Senate Chaplin Barry Black offers prayers. (SOUNDBITE) (English)U.S. SENATE CHAPLAIN BARRY BLACK SAYS: "Let us bow our heads for a moment of silence. "Eternal Lord God, who alone does wondrous things, you are our refuge and strength, a very

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