Why would Pete Buttigieg, who came from nowhere to become a top-tier candidate in the 2020 presidential race, agree to be the transportation secretary in the now-forming administration of President-elect Joe Biden? In this episode of The Point, Chris Cillizza explains why the former South Bend mayor would get a HUGE political boost from the Cabinet job.
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