Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg & Husband Chasten Buttigieg Welcome Adopted Twins
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and his husband Chasten Buttigieg have welcomed two new members into their family. Buttigieg shared on his personal Twitter account a picture of him and his husband each cradling a newborn child. The couple has officially adopted Penelope Rose and Joseph August Buttigieg into their family.
Chasten and I are beyond thankful for all the kind wishes since first sharing the news that we’re becoming parents. We are delighted to welcome Penelope Rose and Joseph August Buttigieg to our family. pic.twitter.com/kS89gb11Ax
— Pete Buttigieg (@PeteButtigieg) September 4, 2021
Buttigieg, informally known as Mayor Pete, was a Democratic candidate in the 2020 election alongside current President Joseph Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. Buttigieg is currently the youngest member of Biden’s cabinet, as well as the first openly gay cabinet member confirmed by the Senate. Now he’s also the first gay Cabinet member to have kids!