Obama: I Understand Rage Over Enhanced Screening
(AP) President Barack Obama has asked security officials whether there’s a less intrusive way to screen U.S. airline passengers than the pat-downs and body scans causing a holiday-season uproar.
For now, they’ve told him there isn’t one, the president said Saturday in response to a question at the NATO summit in Lisbon.
“I understand people’s frustrations,” Obama said, while acknowledging that he’s never had to undergo the stepped-up screening methods.
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