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Congressman Kim Statement in Support of Pete Buttigieg for Secretary of Transportation


By: Andy Kim
By: Andy Kim
Date: Dec. 15, 2020
Location: Washington, DC
Issues: Transportation

Today, Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-03) released the following statement in support of Pete Buttigieg, who, according to reports, has been named by President-elect Biden as his nominee for Secretary of Transportation.

"Pete will bring an intelligence and ingenuity to a job that touches every American and will work every day for smart policies that will rebuild our nation's infrastructure and our middle class. I've known Pete for most of my adult life. I've seen him answer the call to serve and put the American people first. I have the utmost confidence that he will serve in this role ably and look forward to seeing him swiftly confirmed."

Congressman Kim is a member of the House Armed Services Committee, the House Small Business Committee and the House Select Committee on the Coronavirus Crisis. Prior to serving in the House, Congressman Kim worked as a career public servant under both Democrats and Republicans. He served at USAID, the Pentagon, the State Department, the White House National Security Council, and in Afghanistan as an advisor to Generals Petraeus and Allen. More information about Congressman Kim can be found on his website by clicking here.