Texas Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee made the news over the holidays over a dispute on a United Airlines flight. Jean-Marie Simon got booted from her first-calls seat and when she looked, Ms. Jackson now had the seat that Simon thought was hers. After complaining to the airline she did not receive what she thought was a satisfactory explanation. Ms. Simon thinks that the airline played favorites with the Congresswoman. Now she wants Congress to police their own and investigate the Congresswoman for unethical behavior. Will it happen?
Here’s what happened to set this whole thing in motion.
As Written and Reported By Jazz Shaw for Hot Air:
During the Christmas break last month we looked at the rather odd story of an air traveler who was bumped from her first class seat on a United Flight from Texas to Washington by Texas Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee. The passenger in question was Jean-Marie