Biden taps Buttigieg, 4 other Cabinet heads to lead push for infrastructure plan

President Joe Biden tapped five of his Cabinet secretaries on Thursday to spearhead an effort to get Congress to pass his freshly unveiled $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan, tasking them with what’s likely to be a tough job as Republicans balk at the wide-ranging spending package. Biden, speaking at his first full Cabinet meeting in the East Room of the White House, said the push for his American Jobs Plan will be lead by Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Marcia Fudge and Labor …

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