Rand Paul ‘detained’ by TSA in Nashville

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) reportedly “detained” Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) Monday morning in Nashville, Tennessee, according to a tweet sent by his communications director Moira Bagley.

“Just got a call from @senrandpaul,” she wrote. “He’s currently being detained by TSA in Nashville.”

Aides told NBC News reporter Kelly O’Donnell an anomaly on the senator’s right leg triggered an alert during a full body scan. Paul reportedly revealed that he had no metal in his leg, then refused to undergo a patdown search.

Paul has been a longtime critic of the TSA’s invasive search procedures.
He told a Senate committee in June, 2011 that the TSA has “gone overboard and you’re missing the boat on terrorism since you’re doing these invasive searches on 6-year-old girls.”

Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) responded on Twitter about his son’sincident

via Rand Paul ‘detained’ by TSA in Nashville | The Raw Story.

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