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Terror in The Skies Questions

I’m pass this on: A source in federal law enforcement says that contrary to John Lehman’s testimony (we posted a piece by Michael Smerconish on it back in April), the Department of Transportation and Secretary Mineta aren’t in charge of the Transportation Security Agency–the Department of Homeland Security is. Admiral James Loy, who is now the Deputy Secretary at Homeland Security, headed TSA when it was formed at Transportation, and then through its transition to DHS. Admiral Loy addressed the 9/11 Commission, and denied the existence of any “two persons” or “three persons” rule during his tenure with TSA here.

Furthermore, the source says, DOT General Counsel Jeffrey Rosen recently told the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee that there never was any such DOT policy, here.

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