Sec. Buttigieg Warns Holiday Season Rail Strike Would Be ‘Not Acceptable’
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg signaled in an interview with Leeland Vittert of NewsNation airing tonight that the Biden administration will not support a freight rail union strike ahead of the Holiday season.
LEELAND VITTERT, NEWSNATION: Will the administration support the rail workers if they strike?
TRANSPORTATION SECRETARY PETE BUTTIGIEG: Well, look, our goal right now is to make sure that doesn’t happen. And we’re urging the parties to get to the table and to do whatever it takes to prevent a shutdown. A shutdown is a scenario that is not acceptable.”