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Buttigieg on Nationwide Formula Shortage: ‘Government Does Not Make Baby Formula’

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation” that the government does not make baby formula when asked to address the nationwide baby formula shortage.

Chasten Buttigieg Upset Biden’s Student Loan Freeze Ending: ‘LOL No Thank You’

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg’s husband, Chasten Buttigieg, is upset the Biden administration’s freeze on student loans is soon ending. In August, the Biden administration extended the freeze on student loans until the end of January 2022, with a zero percent interest rate, Breitbart News reported. Now that the extension is coming to an end, Chasten, […]

Pete Buttigieg Says ‘Surest Way’ To Fix Supply Chain Issue Is Vaccination

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg has yet again claimed that the only way to fix the supply chain issues around the United States is to end the covid pandemic. On MSNBC’s “Morning Joe earlier this week, Buttigieg said:” the only way to resolve a pandemic-driven supply shortage is to end the pandemic.” Last month he also […]

Pete Buttigieg: Biden Infrastructure Bill Delivers Swift Action to Fix Racist Highways

Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg celebrated President Joe Biden’s infrastructure bill on Monday, specifically referring to provisions in the bill to address infrastructure deemed by the federal government as racist. Buttigieg noted that fixing racist infrastructure was a priority of the Biden administration, as a billion dollars was passed as part of the Reconnecting Communities […]

Pete Buttigieg Says Supply Chain Issues Unlikely To Be Resolved Until Everybody Is Vaccinated

US Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg has predicted that the West Coast port backlog is unlikely to be resolved until every American has been vaccinated. On Sunday Buttigieg was questioned about why the standstills were now worse than before the White House announced their solution to operate ports 24 hours a day 7 days a week. […]

Buttigieg brushes back Carlson comments on paternity leave

“But it’s definitely work,” Buttigieg said. Though the administration didn’t announce that Buttigieg was taking paternity leave, POLITICO’s West Wing Playbook reported on Thursday that the secretary had been on paid leave since mid-August to spend time with his husband, Chasten, and their twin babies, Penelope and Joseph. “Pete Buttigieg has been on leave from […]

Pete Buttigieg announces he and husband will be parents

“It’s a really weird cycle of anger and frustration and hope,” he told the paper. “You think it’s finally happening and you get so excited, and then it’s gone.” Pete Buttigieg has had a rapid rise in Democratic politics, going from the mayor of South Bend, Ind., to a treasured role in a presidential administration […]

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg Affirms Pipelines Are ‘Best Way to Go’, Just Not Keystone XL

Pete Buttigieg, President Joe Biden’s Transportation Secretary, insisted Thursday, while testifying before the Senate Banking Committee, the administration’s stance is that pipeline is the “best way to go,” just not the Keystone XL Pipeline, which the president revoked, killing thousands of jobs. Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) pressed the secretary, saying, “As Secretary of Transportation, do you agree […]

Host Laughs as Pete Buttigieg Predicts 30 Senate Republicans May Vote for ‘Infrastructure’ Plan

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg was met with a laugh when he predicted as many as 30 Republican senators may vote for the “infrastructure” plan. Appearing on the New York Times “Sway” podcast Monday, Buttigieg was asked about the prospect of a bipartisan deal. The secretary claimed 70 percent of Americans support the $2.5 trillion spending […]

Buttigieg Proposes Separate Highway Lanes For Each Race

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg has proposed a novel plan for promoting equality in our nation’s highways system, which literally has racism built into its DNA. His new plan promises to even things out for people of color by giving each race their own lane. “Each race will be asked to stay in their lane,” […]

Pete Buttigieg: Racism Is ‘Physically Built’ Into U.S. Interstate System

Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg has warned that racism is “physically built” into the U.S. highway system. Yes, really. You can unsubscribe any time. By subscribing you agree to our Terms of Use. Responding to allegations from theGrio White House correspondent April Ryan that the interstate system was “built on a racist system” meant “to […]

Watch: Buttigieg Backtracks on Vehicle Mileage Tax

Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg said on Monday on CNN’s “The Lead” that a mileage tax is not under consideration to help fund the infrastructure bill the Biden administration is working toward. Friday on CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street,” Buttigieg said, “I think that shows a lot of promise. If we believe in that so-called user […]

Pete Buttigieg self-isolating after security guard tests positive for Covid

New Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg has entered quarantine for possible Covid-19 exposure. Less than a week after being sworn in to lead the Biden administration’s Department of Transportation, Mr Buttigieg has been forced to self isolate for the next 14 days after a member of his security detail tested positive for Covid-19. Transportation chief of […]

Biden taps Buttigieg for secretary of transportation, Granholm for energy

WASHINGTON (AP) — US President-elect Joe Biden nominated his former rival Pete Buttigieg as secretary of transportation on Tuesday and intends to choose former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm as his energy secretary. Buttigieg would be the first openly gay person confirmed by the Senate to a Cabinet post. At 38, the former mayor of South […]

Joe Biden Taps Former Rival Pete Buttigieg For Transportation Secretary

Joe Biden has nominated former rival and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg to head the Department of Transportation (DOT), according to several media reports. Buttigieg competed with Biden for the nomination before dropping out and endorsing him. The news was broken by Reuters reporters Jarrett Renshaw and David Shepardson Breitbart reports: If confirmed, Buttigieg will […]

Buttigieg: Biden Agenda ‘Is What Most Americans Believe Is Right for Nation’

Former South Bend, IN Mayor Pete Buttigieg, said on this week’s broadcast of “Fox News Sunday” that former Vice President Joe Biden’s agenda was “what most Americans believe is right for the country.” Anchor Chris Wallace said, “The president-elect claims that the American people gave him a “mandate for action,” but the fact is that […]

Buttigieg on Fox News blasts hypocrisy of evangelical support for ‘president caught with a porn star’

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Buttigieg: Trump Has a ‘Dim View’ of the ‘Intelligence of His Own Supporters’

Former South Bend, IN Mayor Pete Buttigieg said on Fox News Wednesday that President Donald Trump has a “dim view” of the intelligence of his own supporters.” Anchor Martha MacCallum said, “Do the American people sort of need to see that the former vice president can handle the very tough demanding schedule of what it […]

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