Flight Attendants Union Calls for Trump Rioters to Banned from Flights Home

Flight Attendant Union President Sara Nelson

Today, thousands of pro-Trump rioters stormed the US Capitol; causing chaos that resulted in the death of one protestors.

However, before arriving in D.C. today, many flight attendants say that Trump protestors caused disturbances on flights into Washington, D.C.

“The mob mentality behavior that took place on several flights to the D.C. area yesterday was unacceptable and threatened the safety and security of every single person onboard. It will not happen again,” said American Flight Attendants Association President Sara Nelson in a statement.

Now, Nelson is asking that the “freedom to fly” before revoked for those, who participated in the protests today.

“Our first priority in aviation safety and security is to keep any problems on the ground,” said Nelson in a statement. “Acts against our democracy, our government, and the freedom we claim as Americans must disqualify these individuals from the freedom of flight”.

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Mike Elk
Mike Elk is an Emmy-nominated labor reporter and alumni of the Guardian. In addition to filing nearly 2,000 stories from 46 states, Elk traveled with Lula from Sáo Bernando do Campos all the way to the Oval Office in the White House. Credited by the Washington Post for being the first reporter to track the strike wave systematically, Elk started Payday Report using his NLRB settlement from being illegally fired for union organizing in 2015. He lives in his hometown of Pittsburgh and works frequently in Rio de Janeiro, where he attended college at PUC-Rio. He speaks both Portuguese and Pittsburghese fluently. His email is [email protected]

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