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The News Roundup – Domestic

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg testifies before the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of House Appropriations Committee at the Rayburn House Office building at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC.
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg testifies before the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of House Appropriations Committee at the Rayburn House Office building at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC.

President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump agreed on terms this week to face off in two televised debates before the general election this November. Neither will involve the Commission on Presidential Debates, the organization responsible for scheduling and administrating these showdowns for the last 40 years or so.

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg was left “speechless” this week after a coalition of airlines banded together to sue his department over new rules concerning junk fees and making it easier for customers to receive refunds.

We cover the most important stories from around the country in the domestic hour of the News Roundup.

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