Former Democratic presidential candidate and South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg will be nominated to become a cabinet secretary in the Biden-Harris administration.
CNN reports Buttigieg has been picked to become the next Secretary of Transportation.
If confirmed Buttigieg would become America's first Senate-confirmed LGBTQ Cabinet secretary.
"The choice vaults a candidate Biden spoke glowingly of after the Democratic primary into a top job in the incoming administration and could earn Buttigieg what many Democrats believe is needed experience should he run for president again," CNN notes.
Many see Buttigieg as a highly-skilled and talented politician who surpassed expectation in the primaries. Biden spoke glowingly of Buttigieg, bestowing upon him his highest honor: comparing him to his late son Beau Biden.
Rumors last week were flying, saying Buttigieg might be Biden's nominee to be Ambassador to China.