Hiring full time employees and protecting their rights a priority
But lawmakers want to keep the 45,000-person cap on full-time TSA screeners.
"That is our principle responsibility," Jeh Johnson said.
"All of these are proof that bureaucratic management doesn't work," he said.
Jason Chaffetz questioned giving such big bonuses to people involved in a "total failure."
There has been a bipartisan push to beef up airport security since the Brussels bombing.
The woman had the heels in her carry-on luggage.
Administrator Peter Neffenger says he'll expand the PreCheck program and close security loopholes.
Obama is nominating Vice Adm. Peter Neffenger to lead the agency.
Our security capabilities must be constantly upgraded against growing and dangerous malicious...
“This is not something to overreact to or overspeculate about," the DHS head said.
Any security-based argument for a no-fly list must include prohibiting weapons possession.
But it remains to be seen if the issue is truly under control and how Congress will respond.
Some officials fear the trend will continue if workplace conditions and hiring practices do not...
"While our wonderful president was out playing golf all day, the TSA is falling apart."
A TSA employee said his supervisor told him to treat Somali people "differently."
The Senate voted overwhelmingly in favor of expanding airport security measures.
The Transportation Security Administration is an example of a failing government bureaucracy.
Almost 14 years after 9/11, we are still struggling to ensure security for our airliners.
Passengers, crew and visitors will undergo screening before boarding.
The good news about all this preemptive security is that it points to the growing sophistication of...
A House subcommittee will meet next week to scrutinize the Transportation Security Administration's...