The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) pushed back again on Jan. 9 against reports that the ongoing partial federal government shutdown has led to increased wait-times at airports, saying that call outs and resignations have so far had a “minimal” impact on operations. “Nationwide, TSA screened 1.73 million passengers yesterday [January 8],” TSA spokesman Michael Bilello said on his Twitter page. “99.9% of passengers waited less than 30 minutes; ...

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