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Dem Senator: 'Got Private, More Aggressive Pat Down. OMG

Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., asks a question of former Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel, President Barack Obama's choice for defense secretary, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, before the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on his nomination. Credit: AP

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 18: U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) speaks. Credit: Getty Images

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) on Monday tweeted about her "very uncomfortable" pat down at the airport.

"Today in my airport screening, test on my hands was positive. Got private, more aggressive pat down. OMG," the senator wrote. She included the hashtag, #veryuncomfortable.

Today in my airport screening, test on my hands was positive. Got private, more aggressive pat down. OMG. #veryuncomfortable

— Claire McCaskill (@clairecmc) March 11, 2013

Roughly four hours later, she tweeted:

I have pat downs constantly,I have a metal knee.There aren't/ shouldn't be special rules for Congress.I should be treated like anyone else.

— Claire McCaskill (@clairecmc) March 11, 2013

Based on her tweets, it seems that McCaskill was returning from Missouri to Washington, D.C. to attend a hearing on sexual assault in the military.

Featured image via AP

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