A TSA agent refused to let a Washington, D.C., resident through an Orlando airport's security checkpoint because he didn't know the District of Columbia was in the U.S. After producing his D.C. license, journalist Justin Gray was asked by the confused agent to present a passport to prove he was an American. A TSA spokesman said its agents would be shown pictures of the D.C. license so they'd recognize it.
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