Friday, April 8, 2016
Airport staff is the weakest link, but only Three U.S Airports Require Employee Security Checks.
Airport staff is the weakest link, but only Three U.S Airports Require Employee Security Checks. HT: JudicialWatch.
Less than a month after a news outfit reported that dozens of airport employees around the country have potential ties to terrorists, officials from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) admit that only three airports in the United States require workers to undergo security checks.
As if this weren’t bad enough, last month government records obtained by the media revealed that 73 employees at nearly 40 airports across the nation were flagged for ties to terror in a June 2015 report from the DHS Inspector General’s Office. Here’s the government’s explanation for letting the potential terrorists slip by; the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) didn’t have access to the terrorism-related database during the vetting process for those employees. You can’t make this stuff up! Read the full story here.