Senate panel gives green light on airline security fee hike
Move said to help TSA budget problems
- Duration 3:57
- Date May 23, 2012
Move said to help TSA budget problems
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They don't want those at -- pat downs then you are really not gonna like this senate Democrats moving forward with a plan to make passengers pay more for them.
They say the extra money is needed to plug the transportation security administration's budget gap.
The hike will double the -- for passengers taking nonstop flights.
A major allying groups slamming today that move saying lawmakers should welcome -- the TSA of waste security.
But -- thoroughly agrees do you want to privatize the TSA is his government run right now well.
All I can say is we certainly can privatize it you can get more bang for your buck I mean I didn't say that sort of beginning.
I see what they did at the 9/11 he -- the -- is -- with ex security guards anyone they could fill in there.
You could bring in the military people coming back from Afghanistan.
And -- Iraq brain all his young men and woman over the -- be happy to have the job.
Did you ever go through the TSA -- for good over -- is -- over abundance of people doing nothing you could cut and enhance.
Give them get professional people in there.
And do the job a lot that it -- we get it and not too long ago on this program we ran the story of -- 184.
Million dollars worth of equipment sitting in a warehouse I believe doing absolutely nothing on used it was security screening equipment that you that's a picture of it on the that's another side of -- -- you got a guy cool journal this is on -- aboard this company with this new thing that -- your body parts it pops.
It's a -- it's a screening do you walk through you put your hands up.
That machine that can't detect explosives.
They have technology that they -- just making contracts like that.
And thrown these things out that.
Get the best the -- technology you've got technology could -- breakdown.
And you can see the components of explosive -- -- to use a double a double whammy and it's -- you look for explosive plus you look for some on the body to.
But let's get back to the -- -- -- Very unprofessional.
From the beginning they stuff -- dated Jimenez and actually got they stuff but -- did the main push them and most -- -- thank you very much into it.
I don't think you right.
Unprofessional not that I've been through those security screens -- many many times I don't find them on professional and you're trying to tell me.
That you bring back a -- from Afghanistan or Iraq a young marine for excel and he's gonna do a nice pat down.
I'm telling -- do you have people there that are professional.
They have a lot of law enforcement gentlemen ladies that I run into and I see a man they say -- -- But Bob told about this a lot of the mall within an out of efficient as they should be.
You should categorize them and you should rate the performance like get any other job and if they're not doing their job probably get rid of all -- regular a New York City detective right yes are you giving us an honest assessment tightness of the -- I'll tell you -- to -- New York City puts a bomb and out there.
To have what 4040000.
-- Pay -- more money and make them what profession he used 20000.
-- and give -- -- professionals the way to go they did today TSA right now is a professional organization I don't think that it is as professional as they can be.
And I think by using -- in military what privatized you think there'd be more professional I'll take it on people.
I'll take it on tomorrow as a private -- security remember nobody -- got on board a plane in America I don't think with a bomb.
Since 9/11 I don't think they have what you've got to remember how many bombs that actually went on to those planes how many whether we don't know there's nothing that's happened.
But the -- CIA and our intelligence group have averted a lot of these problems before they have.
Then I could become a break into it into a cockpit anymore -- up on that stuff.
But I'm talking about professional life that the SA more.
Give more for you -- I want paying an extra five to involve my ticket but give me -- professionals -- bogeyed a week hey yeah.
We always do it you gotta hear me still I always do a deal like your remote today -- and to.