Pete Buttigieg Is Joe Biden’s Pick for Transportation Secretary: WATCH

Joe Biden announced Pete Buttigieg as his pick for Transportation Secretary Wednesday.

If confirmed by the senate, the pick would be historic, making Buttigieg the first openly gay cabinet secretary.

After the announcement, Buttigieg wrote on Twitter, “America has given this administration a mandate to build back better. And step one in building back better, literally, is to build.”

Watch the announcement below.