Joe Brancatelli is defending the TSA. He explains away profligate spending as complaints from
- Hypocritical sleazeballs from the Republican Congressional delegation
Meanwhile, the Department of Homeland Security’s own Inspector General is investigating extensive use of resorts by the TSA.
- The inquiry was prompted by a letter from Democratic Sens. Byron Dorgan of North Dakota and Ron Wyden of Oregon, who questioned a seven-week stay by 20 Pearson recruiters at the Wyndham Peaks Resort and Golden Door Spa in Telluride, Colo. The resort boasts an 18-hole golf course, spectacular views, an indoor pool and fluffy robes.
Democratic Senators Wyden and Dorgan. Not what I’d call “from the Republican Congressional delegation.”
Brancatelli doesn’t specifically address the major concerns about the TSA in any case…