(WASHINGTON) -- Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg on Sunday defended President Joe Biden's approach to the economy and the public's problems amid a new ABC News/Washington Post poll that shows many Americans feel their financial situation has deteriorated at the same time that Biden ramps... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said a government shutdown would come "at exactly the wrong moment" as the department works to address the ongoing air traffic controller shortage.While the Department of Transportation met its hiring goals this year for air traffic controllers, Buttigieg noted... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Just ahead of what airlines say could be the busiest Memorial Day weekend for travel since before COVID-19, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg is sharing how his department is prepping for the potentially record-breaking season."We know for sure that there is going to... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Just weeks before the start of the busy summer travel season, President Joe Biden and Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announced a new process on Monday that seeks to provide relief for frustrated air travelers by requiring airlines to provide passengers with boosted... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden and Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg on Monday plan to announce a new rulemaking process to look at requiring airlines to compensate passengers who experience inconvenience because of "controllable airline cancellations or significant delays."The process is expected to include compensation,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- For Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg, fatherhood and politics are not mutually exclusive.Since Buttigieg and his husband Chasten adopted newborn twins in 2021, the Democrat and his family have been repeatedly criticized and mocked by Republicans, including former Vice President Mike... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Former Vice President Mike Pence doubled down Thursday on his controversial remarks aimed at Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg's decision to take parental leave.The former vice president, thought to be a contender for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination, refused to apologize after he... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Chasten Buttigieg, author and the husband of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, told co-hosts of ABC's The View on Thursday that he has not heard from former Vice President Mike Pence since Pence made what the White House called a "homophobic joke"... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The White House on Monday asked former Vice President Mike Pence to apologize for what it called a "homophobic joke" he made over the weekend geared at Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg."The former vice president's homophobic joke about Secretary Buttigieg was offensive and... Read More.