US House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee chairman John Mica (R-Fla.) blasted the Transportation Security Administration for skipping a Thursday House hearing on aviation security. Mica, who is nearing the end of his tenure as committee chairman, has long been a TSA critic, saying the agency has moved beyond the scope Congress intended when it created TSA in 2001 (with Mica playing a key role in drafting the legislation). Clearly angered by the decision of ...

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