Former U.S. Senator Removed From Long-Delayed JetBlue Flight

Thu, Jan 12, 2017

Sen. Alfonse D’Amato Encouraged Passengers To Protest Delay

Former U.S. Senator Alfonse D’Amato (R-NY) was removed from a JetBlue flight in Florida Monday after encouraging other passengers to protest an hours-long delay on the tarmac.

D’Amato (pictured), who retired from the Senate in 1999, was reportedly in Florida visiting an ill friend and was returning to New York