Head of TSA security operations removed from position

The massive security lines travelers have had to face at airports was blamed, in part, on a shortage of screening officers manning checkpoints. Now Kelly Hoggan, the person in charge of security operations, has been replaced. A scathing report from the Homeland Security Inspector General's office and allegations of other mismanagement within TSA have drawn congressional scrutiny and promoted multiple hearings on Capitol Hill.

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