Running for president of the United States. Afghanistan vet, musician, businessman, husband to Chasten, and South Bend's "Mayor Pete." (BOOT-edge-edge)
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg discusses infrastructure, job growth and how the chip shortage can impact U.S. competitiveness.
In today's 21 News podcast, managing editor of news J. Breen Mitchell speaks with former and possibly future Presidential candidate and Transportation Secretary in the Biden administration, Pete Buttigieg.Buttigieg talks about the American Jobs Plan and what would qualify as infrastructure in places like the Mahoning Valley. He says unlike the American Rescue Plan, which brought tens of millions to the area aimed at bringing communities "back from the brink" of the pandemic, this package would have much broader uses. If passed, Buttigieg says it would mean improvements to everything from the roads we drive on and the water we drink to technological advancements to help compete around the world. But can the plan pass with a narrow majority or will it need to be scaled back to a leaner, more traditional infrastructure plan in order to bring Republicans on board?'Listen up to hear how the U.S. Secretary of Transportation feels this bill will help the Valley.
Republicans get caught in the act of lying about some bogus scandals. Brian interviews Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg about the best way to sell the American Jobs Plan to Republicans, his response to Ted Cruz falling asleep during Biden’s address to a joint session of Congress, and about how to reconcile his appearances on Fox with their ramped up efforts to spread disinformation. And Brian chats with longtime congressional and campaign adviser and founder of ODAction and @advocacy, Stuart Perelmuter, about the results of the census and about Biden’s congressional address. Written by Brian Tyler CohenProduced by Sam GraberRecorded in Los Angeles, CAhttps://www.briantylercohen.com/podcast/  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg discusses Pres. Biden’s proposed $2.3 million infrastructure plan and reacts to being a part of the most diverse presidential cabinet in U.S. history. In Hot Topics, the co-hosts weigh in on the president announcing executive actions on guns, and more.
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Creator Details

Birthdate
Jan 19th, 1982
Episode Count
201
Podcast Count
104
Total Airtime
4 days, 7 hours
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Podchaser Creator ID logo 911971