CNN to hold town hall with Obama next week
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CNN is hosting a town hall with President Obama next week to discuss military issues, the network announced on Monday.

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Anchor Jake Tapper will host the "CNN Presidential Town Hall: America's Military and the Commander in Chief” on Sept. 28 at 9 p.m. in Fort Lee, Va.

The town hall will delve into issues surrounding foreign policy, veterans and the effect policies have on the military. Audience members include soldiers and veterans, who will be able to ask the president questions.

The upcoming town hall comes in the wake of bombings over the weekend in New York and New Jersey. Following a shootout, police arrested Ahmad Khan Rahami, the 28-year-old suspect in the two bombings.

In a separate incident on Saturday night, a man stabbed multiple people at a Minnesota mall.

The events thrust national security back into the spotlight and sparked a heated back-and-forth between Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonIntel Dem decries White House 'gag order' after Bannon testimony 'Total free-for-all' as Bannon clashes with Intel members Mellman: On Political Authenticity (Part 2) MORE and Republican nominee Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpDems flip Wisconsin state Senate seat Sessions: 'We should be like Canada' in how we take in immigrants GOP rep: 'Sheet metal and garbage' everywhere in Haiti MORE. Each accused the other of weakening U.S. security.