The attainable nomination would vault the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate into the federal authorities, getting the previous South Bend, Indiana, mayor what many Democrats see as wanted expertise ought to he need to run for president once more.
Discussions concerning the transportation job are fluid and ongoing. A number of Democrats have additionally been thought-about for the publish, together with former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo. Buttigieg has additionally been linked to a bunch of jobs within the Biden administration, together with United Nations ambassador, secretary of Veterans Affairs and Commerce secretary.
Buttigieg’s future political aspirations are not any secret, however the former mayor’s future in his residence state of Indiana, a spot that has moved additional proper during the last twenty years, has lengthy been a roadblock to these charting his political rise.
Biden has lengthy spoke glowingly of Buttigieg and there’s a perception amongst high Democrats that the President-elect desires to get the previous mayor a high publish as a technique to elevate somebody seen as a rising star within the Democratic Social gathering.
Buttigieg would even be the primary LGBTQ candidate nominated to Biden’s administration and, ought to he be confirmed, the primary LGBTQ Cupboard secretary to be authorised by the Senate.