TSA Head Resigns John Magaw, head of the Transportation Security Administration, resigned Thursday citing health problems. But some lawmakers say Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta helped push Magaw out, as the TSA continues to be criticized for its inability to federalize U.S. airport security more rapidly. Mineta has endorsed Admiral James Loy, the former vommandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, to replace Magaw. NPR's Mary Ann Akers reports.
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John Magaw, head of the Transportation Security Administration, resigned Thursday citing health problems. But some lawmakers say Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta helped push Magaw out, as the TSA continues to be criticized for its inability to federalize U.S. airport security more rapidly. Mineta has endorsed Admiral James Loy, the former vommandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, to replace Magaw. NPR's Mary Ann Akers reports.