"Fox News Sunday" anchor Chris Wallace put Transportation Secretary's feet to the fire when he asked him why he exaggerated the number of jobs that would be created by President Biden's $2 trillion-plus spending proposal.
Wallace pointed out that Buttigieg and other officials in the Biden administration overstated the number of jobs that will be created by Biden's "American Jobs Plan." He then asked Buttigieg, "Why mislead people?"
"You're right. I should have been more precise," Buttigieg said.
"Secretary, you're the one who cited Moody's Analytics as 19 million, and it's actually 2.7 million, which is a bunch, but it's not what you said," Wallace said, per Fox News.
"It's part of a scenario that Moody says will create 19 million jobs, but the bottom line is it's going to add jobs and this is a direct refutation of people who are saying otherwise," Buttigieg replied. "So yeah, you're right, I should be very precise. The difference in jobs that that particular analysis suggests is 2.7 million more. That is a great place to be."
He didn't think anyone would fact-check him on his bloated numbers. Chris Wallace has taken his fair share of criticism from the right, but he stepped up to the plate in this situation and held "Mayor Pete" accountable.
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