What a buffoon. This is the future of Democrat leadership? On second thought, it makes sense. He fits the mold.
Buttigieg has faced criticism from Republicans for not traveling to the site sooner. The secretary defended his decision, writing on Twitter that he “followed the norm of staying out of the way of the independent NTSB.”
At a press conference after touring the community on Thursday, Buttigieg briefly mispronounced East Palestine before correcting himself and then made what appeared to be a thinly-veiled reference to former President Donald Trump, who had touched down one day prior.