TSA security head removed following ‘mismanagement’ hearing

Kelley Hoggans termination follows a hearing on long airport security lines, with tourists in Chicago suffering two-hour waits

The head of security for the United States Transportation Security Administration has actually been eliminated from his position, the United States House of Representatives oversight committee stated Monday on Twitter.

The House panel, which held a hearing 12 May on long lines at airport security checkpoints, did not offer a factor for Kelly Hoggans termination as TSA assistant administrator for security operations.

May 23, 2016

UPDATE: Kelly Hoggan has actually been eliminated from his position as head of security at TSA, following our hearing on May 12 on mismanagement at TSA.

Members of the committee slammed the TSA for granting more than $90,000 in awards and benefits to Hoggan over a 13-month duration.

TSA did not right away react to a demand for remark.

This month, a video of a very long security line at Chicagos Midway airport went viral , with tourists suffering waits approximately 2 hours. The week in the past, the TSA had actually cautioned that brief staffing might result in hold-ups.

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/may/23/tsa-kelly-hoggan-head-security-removed-hearing