READ: Pete Buttigieg opening remarks at confirmation hearing

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Pete Buttigieg will stress the Transportation Department’s role in the economic recovery during opening remarks at his Senate confirmation hearing on Thursday.

President Biden, who was sworn in on Wednesday, selected the former Democratic presidential candidate and South Bend, Ind., mayor as his nominee to lead the agency last month.

Read Buttigieg’s remarks below.

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