“Can Pete Buttigieg have it all?”
So reads the subject line of Thursday’s edition of Politico‘s “West Wing Playbook” newsletter, which includes a bombshell revelation about the wunderkind secretary of transportation:
While U.S. ports faced anchor-to-anchor traffic and Congress nearly melted down over the president’s infrastructure bill in recent weeks, the usually omnipresent Transportation secretary was lying low.
One of the White House’s go-to communicators didn’t appear on TV. He was absent on Capitol Hill during the negotiations over the bill he had been previously helping sell to different members of Congress. Conservative critics tried (unsuccessfully) to get