President Obama has departed Martha's Vineyard for a quick trip back to Washington, D.C.
Marine One left Martha's Vineyard Airport at 10:48 p.m., bound for Cape Cod Coast Guard Air Station. After landing in Cape Cod, the President and daughter Malia boarded Air Force One, which left a little after 11:15 p.m.
According to the White House, President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will be meeting Monday with National Security Council members for an update on Iraq. The President will also be meeting with Attorney General Eric Holder to receive an update on the situation in Ferguson, Mo.
The President is scheduled to return to the Vineyard on Tuesday, and the First Family's vacation will continue until Sunday.
Before departure, President Obama hit the golf course at Farm Neck before joining the First Lady at Featherstone Center for the Arts for Jazz on the Vineyard. The couple spent about two hours at the outdoor concert, which featured vocalist Rachelle Ferrell and singer-songwriter Meshell Ndegeocello.
Then it was on to Edgartown for dinner at Atria on Upper Main Street. A few curious onlookers gathered at the corner of Pease's Point way and Main street to see what the fuss was about; police were directing traffic away from the road in front of the restaurant.