Michelle Brademeyer from Missoula, MO had posted allegations on her Facebook page of the TSA treating her daughter unfairly for continually crying and even asked her to “spread her legs.” At the Wichita Mid-Continent Airport, the girl had seen her Grandmother cross a checkpoint, but set the alarm off and needed to be re-scanned. The child ran over to hug the Grandmother and the officer began yelling at her and demanded she sat down. Then he reportedly called for back up and did a full body pat down on the little girl. Michelle was denied being able to comfort her upset daughter during the ordeal. Rep. Denny Rehberg (R-MT) stated that he is outraged over her treatment. “Something is clearly very wrong if TSA’s protocol forced them to harass a four-year-old girl until she cried,” Rehberg said. “I intend to sit down with the TSA immediately and demand some answers.” The TSA defended the actions by saying they were following protocol. “TSA has reviewed the incident and determined that our officers followed proper current screening procedures in conducting a modified pat-down on the child,” said Sterling Payne, of the TSA Office of Public Affairs. As a result, the young girl and the entire family is horrified by this event, as they should be.
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