Lawmakers headed to catch flights at Washington, D.C. Ronald Reagan National Airport on Friday after passing a bill to end furloughs for air traffic controllers that caused flight delays across the country this week.
Many of them were unsure when they got there if their flights would leave on time, or would be delayed due to the sequester like thousands of other commerical flights in recent days.
“I haven’t checked yet. It wasn’t delayed coming here. I honestly don’t know. I need to look over here (at a flight information monitor),” Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-Ky.) told The Hill as he walked toward a security checkpoint.
Rep. Lee Terry (R-Neb.) had a more definitive answer. He tweeted from the airport: