Buttigieg and husband Chasten welcomed now 9-month-old twins through adoption last summer. On CBS’s “Face the Nation,” Buttigieg said that he’s been “rooting around stores” and “online” speaking with family members in other places where there’s more formula available.
“This is very personal for us,” he said, adding “baby formula is a very big part of our lives.”
They’ve figured out the issue and are “set for now,” but the Democrat said Sunday he worries about other parents who don’t have the same access. More
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said Sunday that the Biden administration is not to blame for baby formula shortages experienced by American families nationwide.
“This is a capitalist country. The government does not make baby formula, nor should it,” Mr. Buttigieg said on CBS’ ‘Face the Nation.’ “Companies make formula. And one of those companies, a company which by the way seems to have 40% market share, messed up and is unable to confirm that a plant, a major plant, is safe and free of contamination.” More