The female victim said the 22-year-old male suspect said he had to look inside her bra to make sure she wasn’t hiding anything.
The cookbook author and TV personality turned her TSA dilemma into a feast of debate.
"I need a little human touch," the "Black Mirror" actress said.
TSA staffers are expected to work without pay during the government shutdown.
The TSA said the airport security checkpoint was fully staffed and was unaffected by the government shutdown.
The "Queer Eye" star said he was told he's on a security "list of concern."
Zainab Merchant said that after the horrifying incident, airport officials refused to give her their names and badge numbers so she would not be able to file a complaint.
Jessica Nabongo has traveled to 125 countries, and she's experienced the most racism in her home country, the U.S.
“Ultimately I was allowed to fly. But it was because of who I was, and that should not be the case,” said Navdeep Bains.
The last major overhaul of airline safety actually took place during the Obama administration.