in the vicinityVideoTSA sets the record straight about airport security during the government shut down, after the media are sounding the alarm
The Transportation Security Administration on Sunday confirmed reports that an armed passenger managed to Board an international Delta flight from Atlanta to Tokyo, but the Agency insisted that the partial government shutdown had nothing to do with the error.
Delta, the passenger said on the Jan. 2 airline, reported the weapon and was cooperative, according to The Washington Post. The unknown passenger was welcomed by the Japanese authorities after the flight DL 295 landed at the Narita International Airport.
More than 51,000 TSA employees working without pay since Dec. 22, according to Bloomberg. There were a number of personnel problems at the airports, including Miami International and George Bush International.
The TSA said the incident, no stem cells from these human problems, the Post reported. The paper reported that it is rare that a passenger manages to pass security with a gun.
A statement from the Agency said that the procedures were not followed.
“TSA has decided to read the persons responsible appropriately accountable,” the statement.
The partial shutdown, a prolonged stalemate between Republicans and Democrats, to approve the not be able has been a new spending bill. President Trump wants a border wall, funding, and top Democrats have refused, the President.
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A union President for the TSA said, The hills, the agents have begun to walk out of your Job.
David P. Pekoske, the TSA administrator, said last week that the uniformed officers can expect in the Agency, a $500 bonus on Tuesday for their work during the holiday season.