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Schatz: Attack On Hawaiian Airlines Flight Reprehensible, FAA Confirms It Will Investigate

Schatz In Direct Contact With Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Brian Schatz, Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, released the following statement on an assault against a flight attendant onboard Hawaiian Airlines Flight 152.

“This attack is reprehensible. I’ve been in direct contact with Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, who has assured me that this incident will be fully investigated by the FAA. The assailant must be held accountable and prosecuted to the full extent of the law. There should be zero tolerance for this kind of despicable attack.”