Obama Won't Screen Attendees At Town Hall In Grand Junction: White House

09/13/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Neither the questions asked of the president nor the potential attendees will be prescreened before Saturday's town hall meeting with President Obama at Central High School, a White House spokesman said Wednesday.

Each person who gets a ticket to the event will be selected at random, spokesman Adam Abrams said. Abrams said he did not know whether the White House would conduct background checks on ticket holders, but each guest at the event will be screened in a fashion similar to an airport-security check line.

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