Aviation Attorney: African-American FAA Employee Advocacy Group Helped Applicants Cheat on Biographical Assessments

Tuesday on Fox News Channel’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” host Tucker Carlson reported the Department of Transportation Inspector General found in 2016 the National Black Coalition of Federal Aviation Employees (NBCFAE), a so-called advocacy group for African-American FAA employees, helped people “cheat” on the air traffic controller biographical assessment.

According to Carlson’s guest, aviation attorney Michael Pearson, despite having the biographical assessment crafted in a way to favor them, the NBCFAE coached applicants on how to answer questionnaires to better their chances.

“[I]t was an employee group,” Pearson explained. “The National Black Coalition of Federal Aviation Employees certainly did that. It was a process started from early 2012, 2013. There was a group…

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