TSA failing at stopping weapons, report finds

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The federal authorities tasked with keeping the flying public safe are failing at their jobs, a new report reveals.

Citing a Homeland Security Inspector General report, ABC News reported, TSA agents failed 67 out of 70 tests posed by members of the so-called Red Team. The team’s members pose as average flyers, but try to smuggle weapons past security as a test.

“Upon learning the initial findings of the Office of Inspector General’s report, Secretary Johnson immediately directed TSA to implement a series of actions, several of which are now in place, to address the issues raised in the report,” ABC News quoted DHS as saying in a written statement.

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