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Thompson Statement on TSA Administrator Nomination

Apr 28, 2015
Press Release

(WASHINGTON) – Today, Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, released the below statement on the nomination of Vice Admiral Peter V. Neffenger, Vice Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, to be Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA):

I want to congratulate Vice Admiral Neffenger on his nomination to become the next Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration. With his decades of public service, I am hopeful he can bring ample leadership and experience to the agency. We need strong leadership in place to build upon the progress that has been made in addressing issues in aviation security. I look forward to working with Vice Admiral Neffenger and urge a swift confirmation process in the Senate.


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