Robert Harding

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Obama's 2nd TSA Nominee Withdraws

Harding quits after issues arise over past as defense contractor

(Newser) - Retired Army Maj. Gen. Robert Harding took himself out of the running last night as head of the Transportation Security Administration, another setback for President Obama in finding a transportation security chief to shore up the nation's defenses against terrorist threats from the air, road and rail after his first... More »

Obama Picks Ex-Army Intel Chief to Head TSA

Robert Harding to replace blocked nominee Erroll Southers

(Newser) - President Obama plans to appoint a former Army officer with a career in intelligence to lead the Transportation Security Administration, and he'll announce his choice, retired Gen. Robert Harding, today, an administration official tells the AP. The TSA administrator is the most important unfilled post in the Obama administration; the... More »

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