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DHS denies CNN report that hundreds of TSA agents working without pay during shutdown are calling in sick


Added 01-05-19 08:57:02am EST - “The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Friday denounced a CNN report that? found? hundreds of Transportation Security Administration officers?” - Thehill.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Thehill.com: “DHS denies CNN report that hundreds of TSA agents working without pay during shutdown are calling in sick”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Friday denounced a CNN report that found hundreds of Transportation Security Administration officers are calling out sick as they work without pay during the ongoing partial government shutdown.

“More #FakeNews from @CNN. Security operations at airports have not been impacted by a non-existent sick out,"DHS spokesperson Tyler Houlton tweeted Friday evening.

"CNN has the cell numbers of multiple @TSA public affairs professionals, but rather than validate statistics, they grossly misrepresented them,” he claimed.

More #FakeNews from @CNN. Security operations at airports have not been impacted by a non-existent sick out. CNN has the cell numbers of multiple @TSA public affairs professionals, but rather than validate statistics, they grossly misrepresented them. https://t.co/PzVeoIBt5R

CNN's report, which was based off of several interviews with unnamed TSA and union officials, noted that callouts had notably increased at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport, Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport and North Carolina's Charlotte and Raleigh-Durham airports. 

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