'They got caught.' Gov. Cuomo calls for probes into DHS action that banned Trusted Traveler Program

Gov. Andrew Cuomo called for the Department of Justice and Congress to investigate the Department of Homeland Security’s action that banned New Yorkers form the Trusted Traveler Program in February.
The governor said acting Secretary Chad Wolf and acting Deputy Secretary Ken Cuccinelli could have potential criminal liability.
“It was a clear abuse of government power for political purposes,” Gov. Cuomo said at his news conference Friday in Albany.
According to the New York Times, Homeland Security officials made false statements in a bid to justify expelling New Yorkers from the program meant to speed travelers through borders and airport lines, federal lawyers admitted on Thursday.
The governor said he is calling upon Attorney General William Barr and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to investigate the issue.
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