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Biden picks longtime transportation official as acting head of FAA


( ) -q-23- UNDATED (Correspondent Jeremy House) “Secretary Pete Buttigieg.”

The Federal Aviation Administration has another acting leader at the controls.

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TAG: Correspondent Jeremy House reporting. Trottenberg also headed the New York City Transportation Department and worked on Capitol Hill as a Senate staffer. The FAA has been without a permanent administrator for more than a year.

VERBATIM: The White House says President Biden has picked longtime government official Polly Trottenberg to run the FAA. She replaces another acting administrator, Billy Nolen, who announced in April that he would leave soon. Trottenberg held a high-ranking job in the Transportation Department in the Obama administration. Most recently, she has been deputy to Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg.

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