"FAA's official responses to Congress appear to have been misleading in their portrayal of FAA employee training and competency," a report from the Office of the Special Counsel said.
United released a memo telling its pilots to cut themselves off at least 12 hours before flying. The FAA standard is eight hours before flying.
Boeing has continued to produce the 737, which was grounded internationally after a series of fatal crashes, forcing the company to get creative.
"Enough is enough. Chao is allowing corporations to run roughshod over American safety," said Lizzy Price, spokesperson for Restore Public Trust.
Tweeting early Monday, the president offered his own strategy to help Boeing following two deadly crashes.
Unlike its regulatory counterparts, the Federal Aviation Administration has not grounded the aircraft, which crashed twice in the past five months.
Concerns have been raised about Boeing's reach into the highest levels of government.
"We urge you to take the necessary steps to immediately end the shutdown of government agencies that is affecting the safety, security and efficiency of our national airspace system."
The pilots of at least three separate aircraft encountered an unidentified flying object above southern Arizona and New Mexico last month.
The GOP-controlled Congress has precious few legislative days to work before it faces hard-and-fast deadlines.
Only more government regulation could have guaranteed the conservative author her seat.
Legislation introduced in both the House and the Senate would ban airlines from behaving as United did with David Dao in April.
Fourteen years after the Concorde was grounded, companies are bringing back supersonic planes.
The TSA's emergency amendment applies to devices larger than cell phones and smartphones.
After reports of the smartphone setting on fire, passengers have been asked not to check the device into the hold.