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New rules requiring “intrusive” pat-downs of some passengers at U.S. airport security checkpoints will remain in place, the head of the U.S. Transportation Security Administration said today.
“We’re not changing the policies,” TSA Administrator John Pistole said on the CNN’s “State of the Union” program. “Clearly it’s intrusive. It’s not comfortable. It really comes down to what is that balance between privacy and security.”
Under the new security rules, passengers who refuse full- body scans or who set off alarms during those procedures are required to undergo th