Pete Buttigieg Confirmed as Secretary of Transportation
The Senate has the power to review and approve (or reject) presidential appointees to executive and judicial branch posts. As such, the Senate has been acting on President Biden’s nominees for key positions in the government, including leaders of the 15 executive departments. On Feb. 2, Biden’s nominee for Secretary of the Department of Transportation, Pete Buttigieg, was confirmed by the Senate by a vote of 86-13. Throughout the confirmation process, Buttigieg received bipartisan praise. Click here to see NATCA’s press release in support of Buttigieg. We look forward to working with him.