Rand Paul had a well-publicized run-in with TSA at an airport a few years ago.
Also, both of his parents were harassed in Florida by the TSA thugs when the couple were trying to board a plane at the conclusion of the Republican National Convention last year.
If Senator Paul were president, there’s a good chance he would greatly rein in this out-of-control agency, although shuting it down would be even better.
Shutdown would be easy, just look at their page on what the TSA is and compare with Amendment 4:
Amendment IVSo their whole operation is predicated on violation of the 4th Amendment, this is a felony:
The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.
18 USC § 241 - Conspiracy against rights
If two or more persons conspire to injure, oppress, threaten, or intimidate any person in any State, Territory, Commonwealth, Possession, or District in the free exercise or enjoyment of any right or privilege secured to him by the Constitution or laws of the United States, or because of his having so exercised the same; or
If two or more persons go in disguise on the highway, or on the premises of another, with intent to prevent or hinder his free exercise or enjoyment of any right or privilege so secured
They shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than ten years, or both; and if death results from the acts committed in violation of this section or if such acts include kidnapping or an attempt to kidnap, aggravated sexual abuse or an attempt to commit aggravated sexual abuse, or an attempt to kill, they shall be fined under this title or imprisoned for any term of years or for life, or both, or may be sentenced to death.