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Shelia Jackson Lee bumps 1st Class Pas

Thu Dec 28, 2017 4:00 pm

A United Airlines passenger said she was booted from her first class seat to accommodate the Texas Democrat, who shot back by saying the only reason the woman complained was because Jackson Lee is black.

Shelia Jackson Lee's default response is the race card. But that may just go with the territory of any Congressperson from any large inner-city's non-white majority district...

Jean-Marie Simon, a schoolteacher from Washington DC, claims that after an hour-long weather delay United carelessly tossed her out of her first-class seat to make way for Jackson Lee, saying in a Facebook post that she saw a uniformed airline employee pull the congresswoman from the boarding line and escort her to a first-class seat.

Then Simon, who was on the second leg of her return flight from Guatemala, said she went to the gate to board and was told her ticket wasn't in the system. When the attendant asked her if she had canceled her ticket, Simon replied: 'No. I just want to go home.'

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Re: Shelia Jackson Lee bumps 1st Class Pas

Thu Dec 28, 2017 4:12 pm

Your title is incorrect and misleading (could it be "fake news"?). The passenger "says" she was but everything that is verifiable as presented by United shows she "booted" herself and then wanted to come back to her same seat but it had already been awarded based on upgrade rules to Ms. Jackson-Lee.

I don't see the controversy or news here.

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Re: Shelia Jackson Lee bumps 1st Class Pas

Thu Dec 28, 2017 5:04 pm

There has already been a topic on this in Civ Av for several days.

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1381917

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