House Democrats Introduce a Bill to Tighten Airport Security Stings

June 27, 2019

Two top Democrats in the House introduced legislation Wednesday to establish standards for covert investigations of airport checkpoints established by the Transportation Security Administration.

The proposed legislation follows a hearing Tuesday by the Committee on Oversight and Reform, at which TSA Administrator David P. Pekoske told lawmakers that several checkpoint issues raised in reports by the federal inspector general and the Government Accountability Office had been resolved and that his agency is actively addressing the rest.

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