Passenger: TSA agent didn’t know the District of Columbia is in the U.S.

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ORLANDO, Fla. (WFTV) – TSA agents across the country see thousands of travelers each day.

However, one agent’s geographical mistake has earned national attention.

Justin Gray, who lives in Washington D.C., was flying out of Orlando International Airport when he was stopped by a TSA agent.

According to WFTV, the agent told Gray his license wasn’t a valid form of identification.

Gray says his license is up-to-date but the TSA agent didn’t seem to know where the District of Columbia was located.

Gray told WFTV the agent demanded to see his passport, which he wasn’t carrying for a domestic flight.

He was eventually able to make it through security and complained to a supervisor.

“Officers are trained to identify fraudulent documents, which can potentially deter and detect individuals attempting to circumvent this layer of security,” said a TSA spokesperson in a statement.

The spokesperson also says all of the TSA agents in Orlando are being shown copies of District of Columbia driver’s licenses.

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