6/10/2013

Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., has proposed an amendment to cancel funding for the Transportation Security Administration's Screening of Passengers by Observation Techniques (SPOT) program. The amendment was defeated, but Thompson criticized the TSA effort for behavioral screening. "Because of TSA's failures in setting up the program, TSA cannot assure the American people that this program objectively determines whether an individual constitutes a risk," Thompson said.

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