After East Palestine, which way on Pete Buttigieg?

Several Republicans in Congress have called for Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg’s resignation over his response to the mess in East Palestine, Ohio. A 38-car train derailment on Feb. 3 led to a chemical spill there, a controlled burn, a temporary evacuation of much of that town of almost 5,000, as well as disputes over possible soil and air contamination.

In response to the same problem, some Republicans have sponsored legislation that would give Buttigieg unprecedented powers. Logically, doing both things might be counterproductive, but some GOP officials have done just that.

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) wrote a protest letter to President
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