Pence defends joke about Buttigieg 'maternity leave'
The husband of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said Thursday he hasn’t heard from Mike Pence in the days since the former vice president mocked his family, but will continue to hold him accountable for his words. Chasten Buttigieg was asked on ABC’s “The View” whether Pence contacted him after joking at a dinner for journalists and politicians that Pete Buttigieg took “maternity leave” after he and his husband adopted newborn twins. “Pete is the only person in human history to have a child and everyone else gets postpartum depression,” Pence said Saturday at the Gridiron Dinner.news.yahoo.com
Chasten Buttigieg responds to Pence’s paternity leave joke: ‘Where would you be?’
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg’s husband Chasten Buttigieg on Monday pushed back against former Vice President Mike Pence’s jokes about his husband’s paternity leave, questioning where he would be if his grandchild was born prematurely. “An honest question for you,@mikepence, after your attempted joke this weekend. If your grandchild was born prematurely and placed on a…news.yahoo.com
Merchant Marine midshipmen warn of 'wokeness' in the academy: 'We're no longer focused on excellence'
Kevin Roberts, president of the Heritage Foundation, reacts to former and current midshipmen at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy sounding the alarm over 'woke' ideology at the institution.foxnews.com
Jordan questions Biden's hiring of Pete Buttigieg amid East Palestine fallout: 'no transportation experience'
Rep. Jim Jordan is now questioning why President Joe Biden ever selected Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg in the first place, amid fallout of the East Palestine train derailment.foxnews.com
Buttigieg urges safety changes after fiery Ohio derailment
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg wants the nation’s freight railroads to immediately act to improve safety while regulators try to strengthen safety rules in the wake of a fiery derailment in Ohio that forced evacuations when toxic chemicals were released and burned.
Biden's State of the Union to tout policy wins on economy
President Joe Biden will use his second State of the Union address on Tuesday to remind Americans of how their lives have been improved over his first two years in office, as he tries to navigate the tricky politics of a newly divided Washington.
At Southwest Airlines, a day of calm after a week of chaos
Southwest Airlines is returning to a relatively normal flight schedule as the focus shifts to making things right with what could be well more than a million passengers who missed family connections or flights home during the holidays, and many of whom are still missing luggage.