Airports around the country feel the shutdown pinch as TSA callouts cause growing lines

Washington (CNN)Long lines and staffing issues have hit airports around the country as the partial government shutdown is in its fourth week. While other airports have so far been able to weather the shutdown, there are serious questions about how long the system can withstand callouts from TSA officers struggling to make ends meet without paychecks. TSA spokesman Michael Bilello said in a tweet Monday afternoon that Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson, Miami International Airport, George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston and Washington Dulles International Airport in the DC area were all “exercising their contingency plans.” He tweeted later Monday afternoon that Miami had “normalized operations.” While Bilello attributed the issue at Dulles in another tweet to snowfall in the Washington area, he …