Pete Buttigieg speaks Jan. 21 before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee at his confirmation hearing to be Transportation secretary. (Ken Cedeno/UPI)

Buttigieg cites gas tax hike at hearing, but aide walks it back

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Posted January 21, 2021 at 2:53pm, Updated at 5:31pm