Carlson gleefully took aim at Buttigieg for referencing a famous example of racism being designed into New York roadways, proving his own ignorance of America’s past.
“As you might imagine, we are bottle feeding and doing it at all hours of the day and night,” the transportation secretary added.
“So, we believe in this process, but also very much agree that this can't go on forever,” the Transportation secretary said on Sunday.
The Trump administration continued to attack the LGBTQ community, particularly trans people, in 2020 in law and in the courts. Joe Biden has a lot of work to do to ensure equality.
Buttigieg’s nomination brings the average age of Biden’s cabinet nominees from nearly 64 to 61, and followed weeks of pressure from LGBT groups and next-generation Democrats.
LGBTQ advocates aren’t upset with the picks the Biden team has made, but are concerned that the inclusive Cabinet won’t have room for a member of their community.
“Biden has committed to building out the Democratic bench and making his Cabinet as diverse as possible,” an aide said. “Pete helps achieve both of those goals.”