FOX News Congressional correspondent Mike Emanuel joins ‘Special Report’ with an update from Capitol Hill.
Former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s nomination as President Biden’s transportation secretary is scheduled to move forward Thursday when the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee holds a confirmation hearing.
Biden nominated his former presidential primary rival to the position in December.
“Jobs, infrastructure, equity, and climate all come together at the DOT, the site of some of our most ambitious plans to build back better,” Biden said in the announcement at the time. “I trust Mayor Pete to lead this work with focus, decency, and a bold vision — he will bring people together to get big things done.”
Buttigieg is just one of a number of nominees waiting to be confirmed in the Senate.
On Wednesday, the Senate confirmed Avril Haines, Biden’s pick for director of national intelligence, in an 84-10 vote.
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