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Rep. Harley Rouda 47m
makes natural disasters more intense and more frequent. Watch as I chair the Subcommittee on Environment hearing LIVE
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PRFAA 1h
Happening today testifying about at hearing in on Recovery, Resiliency and Readiness - Contending with Natural Disasters in the Wake of Climate Change
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Nearly 2 years after and , millions of Americans are still living in dire conditions. WATCH at 2:30 PM as Environment Subcommittee Chairman examines federal, state, and local preparations for natural disasters. 📺
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POLITICO 9h
A former senior Commerce Department official refused to answer more than 100 questions during an interview with the House Oversight Committee
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Did you know in 2015 nine security vulnerabilities were located by and as of November 2018, NONE of them have been resolved? Today, Chairman is demanding TSA take action to address multiple security vulnerabilities. Watch his opening statement now⬇️
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Rep. Wasserman Schultz 6h
Today at we're holding a hearing on TSA’s failure to address security vulnerabilities. A 2017 DHS Inspector General report “identified vulnerabilities with TSA’s screener performance, screening equipment, and associated procedures.”
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Replying to @RepCummings
"Which would establish standards for covert testing and require to track and report its progress in resolving vulnerabilities as part of its annual budget submission to Congress." -Chairman
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Replying to @BennieGThompson
"Today, with Chairman of the Homeland Security Committee, I am introducing the Covert Testing and Risk Mitigation Improvement Act. "
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Oversight Committee 5h
Replying to @OversightDems
"At this point, it seems clear that Congress needs to step in to ensure that finally addresses these security vulnerabilities and to prevent any additional airport workers from being diverted from their primary roles."
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Replying to @OversightDems
“The Administration’s actions are not helping aviation security, they are harming it.“
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Replying to @OversightDems
“Yet, on the other hand, the is taking more than 350 of these critical TSA employees, diverting them away from their primary responsibilities securing our nation’s airways, and sending them to the southern border. And more may be sent.”
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Oversight Committee 5h
Replying to @OversightDems
“Let me put this more starkly. On one hand, has dozens of security vulnerabilities that have languished for years, and the Trump Administration is asking Congress for 700 more TSA screeners to handle huge increases in air travel.”
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Replying to @OversightDems
“But this is apparently just the beginning. According to the letter on Friday, TSA has already approved an additional 294 employees to divert to the southern border.”
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Oversight Committee 5h
Replying to @OversightDems
"According to TSA, they have already diverted nearly 200 airport workers to the southern border—including Transportation Security Officers, Supervisors, and Inspectors—as well as an additional 172 Federal Air Marshals”
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Replying to @OversightDems
“On Friday, sent a response to the Committee with new information showing the extent of these diversions."
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Replying to @OversightDems
“Today, we will also examine why the —instead of focusing all of their resources on trying to resolve these vulnerabilities—is actually aggravating them and further weakening aviation security by taking staff out of our airports and diverting them to the border.”
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Replying to @OversightDems
“As of this month, 37 recommendations made by the Inspector General from 12 reports on aviation security remain open and unfulfilled. Several of those are also many years old.”
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Replying to @OversightDems
“Unfortunately, this is part of a larger trend. In addition to failing to implement GAO’s recommendations, TSA has also failed to address warnings from the Inspector General.”
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Replying to @OversightDems
“According to , nine security vulnerabilities were identified through covert tests since 2015, but “none had been formally resolved.” Not one over the past four years.”
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Oversight Committee 5h
“Today, nearly 20 years since the terrible attacks of September 11, 2001, we are holding this hearing to examine why urgent warnings from independent auditors about security vulnerabilities at have been languishing for years without being resolved.” - Chairman
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