Sunday shows - Buttigieg warns supply chain issues could stretch to next year

Sunday shows - Buttigieg warns supply chain issues could stretch to next year
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Transportation Secretary Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegThe Hill's 12:30 Report: Biden to announce increased measures for omicron Pressed on 2024, Buttigieg says 'we are squarely focused on the job at hand' The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Biden talks up bright side beneath omicron's cloud MORE said on Sunday that supply chain woes plaguing the global distribution of goods could last into 2022.

Buttigieg also said he would not apologize to Tucker CarlsonTucker CarlsonRittenhouse says he's destroying gun used in fatal Kenosha shootings NBA's Enes Kanter: Americans criticizing their country should 'keep their mouth shut' The serious and growing danger of vigilantism MORE after the Fox News host criticized him for taking time from running the Transportation Department to care for two newly-adopted children.

Meanwhile, chief medical adviser Anthony FauciAnthony FauciFauci to appear on Fox Business Friday for rare interview on the network Hawaii reports its first omicron case Glenn Greenwald discusses criticism of Fauci overseeing 'medically unjustifiable' experiments on dogs MORE took to the Sunday political shows to speak of the importance of people being fully vaccinated in order to safely celebrate the holidays with family and that Americans who remain unvaccinated put the country at risk of having a fifth wave of COVID-19 during the winter months. He also addressed an order by Republican Texas Gov. Greg AbbottGreg AbbottHillicon Valley —TSA to strengthen rail sector cybersecurity When politics trump workers' health, we know who gets burned Judge blocks Texas social media censorship law MORE that banned vaccine mandates in his state, calling the move "unfortunate."

Read more of The Hill's coverage below.

Buttigieg says supply chain troubles could last into next year
By JOSEPH CHOI
 
 
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg on Sunday said supply chain issues could continue into next year as many companies continue to struggle with disruptions.


"Well, certainly, a lot of the challenges that we have been experiencing this year will continue into next year," Buttigieg said. "But there are both short-term and long-term steps that we can take to do something about it. Look, part of what's happening isn't just the supply side. It's the demand side. Demand is off the charts. Retail sales are through the roof."
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Buttigieg: 'I'm not going to apologize to Tucker Carlson'
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Pete Buttigieg says he's "not going to apologize to Tucker Carlson" for going on paternity leave from the Transportation Department to care for his adopted two children. 
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Fauci says Americans can enjoy holidays with family if fully vaccinated
BY CAROLINE VAKIL
 
Fauci explained that when the level of COVID-19 transmission is down, fueled by the vaccines, he believed “there’s no reason at all” why families could not gather together as they had previously done during the pandemic.
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Paid family leave is 'not a vacation,' Buttigieg says
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Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, who welcomed the birth of adopted twins last month, said on Sunday that paid family leave is “not a vacation.”
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Fauci calls Abbott's ban on vaccine mandates 'unfortunate'
BY MONIQUE BEALS 
 
White House chief medical adviser Anthony Fauci called Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's executive order banning vaccine mandates "unfortunate" in a Sunday interview, saying mandates would help end the coronavirus pandemic in the United States.
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Kinzinger defends not supporting voting rights act: 'Democrats have to quit playing politics'
BY JOSEPH CHOI 
 
"Look, you can call a bill the Voting Rights Act, and then left-wing Twitter goes nuts about this by the way, and they can say you voted against voting rights without even look into the details," the Illinois Republican said.
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Fauci says unvaccinated create danger of fifth COVID-19 wave
BY CAROLINE VAKIL
 
President BidenJoe BidenManchin to vote to nix Biden's vaccine mandate for larger businesses Congress averts shutdown after vaccine mandate fight Senate cuts deal to clear government funding bill MORE’s chief medical adviser Anthony Fauci said on Sunday that unvaccinated Americans could pose a threat to the country's progress on the COVID-19 pandemic, potentially incurring a fifth wave of COVID-19 infections.
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GOP governor: Re-litigating 2020 'recipe for disaster' in midterms
BY CAROLINE VAKIL
 
Arkansas Gov. Asa HutchinsonAsa HutchinsonDemocratic caucus chairs call for Boebert committee assignment removal Boebert and Omar fight leaves GOP scrambling GOP governor says McCarthy should condemn Boebert's anti-Muslim remarks MORE (R) said on Sunday that former President Donald TrumpDonald TrumpBaldwin calls Trump criticism following 'Rust' shooting 'surreal' Haley hits the stump in South Carolina Mary Trump files to dismiss Trump's lawsuit over NYT tax story MORE’s repeated efforts to challenge the results of last year's presidential elction could be a disaster for Republican candidates in next years midterms.
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Fauci doesn't think politics got in way of FDA booster approvals
BY MONIQUE BEALS
 
"I’m not so sure the politics got ahead of it," Fauci said on Fox News Sunday in response to a direct question from host Chris WallaceChristopher (Chris) WallaceFauci to appear on Fox Business Friday for rare interview on the network The Hill's 12:30 Report: Trump's pre-debate COVID-19 test sparks criticism Bret Baier confirms his 'concerns' about Tucker Carlson's Jan. 6 documentary MORE.
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