Former US presidential prospect Pete Buttigieg has been formally nominated by President-elect Joe Biden to be his transportation secretary.
It marks the 1st time an overtly LGBT cupboard member has been despatched to the Senate for affirmation.
But, if confirmed, the previous South Bend mayor will not be the initial LGBT person to serve at cabinet degree – Richard Grenell was Donald Trump’s acting intelligence chief before this 12 months.
Mr Biden’s cupboard options so significantly have integrated
various historic firsts.