It’s a good time to be Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg. With President Joe Biden about to sign an infrastructure bill into law, Buttigieg is one of its chief salesmen.
CQ Roll Call’s Jessica Wehrman joins the Political Theater podcast to discuss the bill, how Buttigieg is approaching it and what she has learned from covering the former South Bend, Ind., mayor-turned-Cabinet secretary.
And at the end of the week, the documentary “Mayor Pete” will begin streaming, giving the public a look at his private life and political rise. We speak to director Jesse Moss about his film’s portrayal of Buttigieg.
- ‘Mayor Pete’ looks inside a political marriage
- Buttigieg makes equity a top priority for DOT
- Biden’s challenge: Getting infrastructure up and running
- Infrastructure bill may give Buttigieg final say over $105 billion
- Buttigieg takes infrastructure sales pitch to New Jersey
- Pete Buttigieg, youngest of 2020 hopefuls, was unwilling to wait his turn in 2010 too
- Silently, Buttigieg joins protest at White House against Trump policies