A Georgia congressman blasted Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg for his response to the Ohio train derailment and toxic chemical spill, saying impeachment is not off the table.
Rep. Mike Collins, R-Ga., a freshman Republican who ascended to Congress in the 2022 midterm elections, weighed in on the Transportation Department’s response to the toxic chemical spill in East Palestine, Ohio.
Collins said, “They should have shown up immediately” and that “any time we have a problem, as far as small businesses are concerned, you get right to the scene and see exactly what’s going on, so you can assess the problem” and “figure out what the solution is.”
“Yeah, they sent people up there, but… this thing was a major catastrophe and something like that garners the head of the department showing up,” Collins said.
“And, you know, he just was bent on not going,” the congressman continued. “And there’s reasons why he did that.” Read more…