Pete Buttigieg

Infrastructure

White House gives GOP 1 week to reach deal on infrastructure

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said Sunday time is running short for a bipartisan deal on infrastructure, indicating that President Joe Biden will look to act without Republican support if there is no consensus when Congress returns from its Memorial Day break. “By the time that they return, which is June 7, just a week from

U.S. Government

Biden taps Buttigieg for transportation, Granholm for energy

President-elect Joe Biden nominated his former rival Pete Buttigieg as secretary of transportation on Tuesday and intends to choose former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm as his energy secretary. Biden also plans to tap Gina McCarthy, a former Environmental Protection Agency chief, for the powerful new position of domestic climate chief to run his ambitious climate

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