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March 29, 2013 7:47 am

House Homeland Security Chairman Seeks Answers on Saudi Airport Privileges

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Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano. Photo: wiki commons.

The Hill – House Homeland Security Chairman Mike McCaul (R-Texas) is pressing for answers about why the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has begun talks to allow air travelers from Saudi Arabia to use a pre-screening system to fly to the U.S.

In a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, McCaul and nine other Republicans on the committee asked for more details about what steps the department is taking to guard against potential terrorists using the Global Entry to enter the United States.

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