TSA Chief Testifies on Capitol Hill About Endless Security Lines

Peter Neffenger addresses Congress's concerns over recent issues impacting airport security.
1:39 | 05/25/16

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Transcript for TSA Chief Testifies on Capitol Hill About Endless Security Lines
Back before congress and back in the hot seat this crisis didn't just come out of nowhere. Airports and airlines. Have been sounding the alarm for months TSA administrator Peter and aperture technologies these endless airport security lines are unacceptable. And promises the agency he's taking action. Those moves include removing TSE security director Kelly Hogan. And creating a command center to coordinate with the airlines and deploy more officers and canine units if a search of travelers is expected here for tracking projected volume staffing and main availability. Actual wait times which raw hours to address critical concerns in real time. Already recent staffing changes seem to be making a difference in great times in trouble spots like Chicago and ride very early in. It's really not bad at all. More screeners were added to your after passengers who missed flights slept on cots in Atlanta new technology was also when deal this week. Here you can have five people doing that at the same time larger gains with radio frequency tracking designed to provide more space and keep the lines movie. These changes in origin but with the millions flying this summer security experts say don't expect a miracle I don't believe. And I think TSA is it actually said this it is going to change lines this summer. The TSA is getting 34 million dollars to hire more officers to pay for overtime but many are now calling on congress and the White House to do more. With more people flying than ever before. It was that there ABC news New York.

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