McCaul Statement on Resignation of TSA Administrator Pistole

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Today, U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security, released the following statement on the resignation of John S. Pistole, Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA):

"I commend Administrator Pistole for the outstanding job he has done as head of the Transportation Security Administration. Mr. Pistole shared my goal of refining TSA to better serve travelers' needs, while still providing safe mass transit. With more than 30 years with the FBI and TSA, he has shown a dedication to the security of his country few can match. I wish him and his family all the best in his future endeavors."