He’s the Buttigieg of jokes.
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg was mocked by conservative critics on-line after a video appeared to indicate safety staffers unloading his bike from the again of an SUV in order that he might “trip” to an April 1 Cabinet meeting.
Two SUVs then adopted the millennial Cabinet secretary to his meeting as he pedaled off. Full video was posted on-line by native WFMZ-TV.
“Caught within the act,” stated proper wing creator and filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza on Twitter.
“Pete Buttigieg has a historical past of gimmicky stunts, simply for present, like doing a desk job on a army base for just a few weeks, then making an attempt to pose as a fight veteran. Now this phony stunt.” added radio host Mark Simone.
“He rode his bike to the White Home cupboard meeting and he rode his bike again to DOT after the meeting,” The Division of Transportation informed The Publish.
The previous South Bend mayor and presidential contender has tried to burnish his inexperienced bona fides in his new position. Final week he spoke of the opportunity of a automobile mileage tax in Biden’s new infrastructure invoice to assist cowl prices, earlier than later strolling it again.