The Labor Day weekend boost follows a thwarted train attack by a terrorist in France.
The program has come under criticism amid fears of potential terrorist attacks.
“I think that we have differing views on a lot of fundamental issues," Jeh Johnson says.
Peter Neffenger was sworn in as the TSA's new chief on Monday.
Acting TSA Administrator Melvin Carraway has been removed from office.
The senator wants airport employees to face the same screening as passengers.
The new procedures follow a series of high-profile breaches.
Jeh Johnson's remark about illegal immigrants working in DC should spur the city to action.
Lawmakers have five days to reach a deal on funding the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
Jeh Johnson said a lack of new funding would harm national security.
The former New York City mayor sparked controversy by saying Obama does not love America.
The department will shut down next Saturday if Congress doesn't act.
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is scheduled to speak at Washington's Union Station.
The new data comes on the heels of a high-profile killing in San Francisco.
The airport recently topped a list of luggage claim payouts.
Going forward, detention of families “will be short-term in most cases.”
“We’re very definitely in a new environment," Jeh Johnson said.
We need to focus on the largest trading block in the world and tap its remaining potential.
Jeh Johnson said he wants to know "all the facts" before weighing in on Capitol security.
A recent case in Arizona proves the problem is too costly to ignore.
“This is not just inside-the-Beltway political jousting,” said Johnson.
Johnson defended the administration's description of the terrorist organization.
The department is facing a possible shutdown on Saturday.
"Talk about barbarians at the gate," Rep. Michael McCaul said.