"We checked, you had mentioned that earlier and we went to the TSA and asked them -- are there now random alerts that simply go off without any evidence that there's a problem?" Blitzer told Paul. "And they issued a statement saying, no."
We said, can the -- TSA trigger the machine to indicate there's an alarm? 'No.' And then the other question was -- do the machines have alarms that randomly go off to indicate that there is an object on a person when there is no object on a person, the TSA insists the answer is 'No.'
Paul sticks by his theory, saying two TSA officials he won't name told him the machines are rigged to create the need for pat-downs.