Buttigieg Blames Climate Change for Rise in Severe Flight Turbulence

Fasten your seat belt and remain seated at all times: Your flight is going to be bumpy, say authorities like Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, who argued Sunday that climate change is one of the driving forces behind the increase in severe flight turbulence. Buttigieg began his prediction by declaring, “The reality is that the impacts […]

‘He’s Not Wrong’: Margaret Brennan Presses Buttigieg On Trump’s Stance Over Electric Vehicles Purchased

CBS host Margaret Brennan pressed Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg on former President Donald Trump’s stance on the amount of electric vehicles (EVs) purchased, noting Sunday that Trump’s take wasn’t “wrong.” Buttigieg appeared on “Face the Nation” to discuss President Joe Biden’s current push for the adoption of electric vehicles in the U.S., as well as campaign […]

Buttigieg defends Biden’s EV strategy after question on how only 8 federal charging stations have been built

Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks, Republican of Iowa, talks to “The Evening Edit” about lawmakers’ concerns about China profiting from EVs. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg said The Biden administration It will push for the construction of 500,000 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations along U.S. highways by 2030, after questions were raised about only eight being built […]

Sec. Pete Buttigieg calls out Rep. Lauren Boebert over infrastructure post

Transportation Sen. Pete Buttigieg on Wednesday criticized Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) for taking credit for securing federal funding for a bridge in her district, when in fact she voted against a bipartisan infrastructure bill that funded the project. “Great meeting with Glenwood Springs City Councilman and former Mayor Jonathan Godes,” Boebert said. Post Posted X […]

Buttigieg ‘speechless’ as airlines sue over new fee rules 

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg harshly criticized recent lawsuits filed by major airlines over new rules that require airlines to disclose surcharges at the time of purchase. “We just issued a rule that will require airlines to notify you of the fees they charge before you buy a ticket,” Buttigieg said Tuesday. Post on social platform […]

Buttigieg Downplays D.C. Crime Rate, Says He Can ‘Safely Walk’ His Dog

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg dismissed the idea that crime is on the rise in Washington, D.C., noting that “tremendous energy” is being put into telling this story. Monaka interview Speaking with MSNBC host Jen Psaki on Sunday, Buttigieg emphasized that he was able to “safely walk” his dog in the nation’s capital without incident. Buttigieg, […]