Millions of Americans prepare for Thanksgiving travel

The TSA reported more than 1 million people at checkpoints on Friday and AAA forecasts more than 50 million drivers will be traveling this year.
1:15 | 11/23/20

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The CDC strongly urging Americans don't travel for Thanksgiving due to the surge in the virus. Millions of Americans still hitting the road and crowding airports. Gio Benitez at Laguardia airport in New York. Reporter: Despite the CDC warning we're seeing lots of people traveling on the roads, in the skies. You saw those videos of people just packed into these airports here over the weekend. Now TSA is reporting big numbers across the country. TSA screening more than 1 million people on Friday. Saturday, not too far off, nearly 1 million people there. Still down considerably from last year's numbers. As you can imagine most people are traveling by road. When you add in drivers, triple a forecasting more than 50 million total drivers this year. If you are traveling, the Sunday after Thanksgiving tends to be the busiest at airports. Plan around that. These numbers are surprising and troubling to a lot of people who hoped that many would just stay home. It was surprising. Let's bring in the governor of

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