Wednesday, January 20, 2010

TSA Nominee Withdraws Name

Erroll Southers, a former FBI agent tapped by President Obama to head the Transportation Safety Administration, has withdrawn his name from consideration.

The appointment had been held up by a key Republican senator who feared that Southers would permit TSA employees to form a labor union.

Southers also fell from favor after it was reported that he improperly accessed a data base to get information on his estranged wife's new boyfrien

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