Department of Transportation

Charlotte Mayor Expected To Be Nominated as Transport Secretary

Mayor Anthony Foxx had said he would step down at the end of the year to spend more time with his family

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WASHINGTON, April 29 (UPI) — President Barack Obama is expected to nominate Charlotte, N.C., Mayor Anthony Foxx to succeed Ray LaHood as transportation secretary, the White House said.

The president is also expected to nominate billionaire Obama donor and business executive Penny Pritzker as commerce secretary and Deputy National Security Adviser Michael Froman as U.S. trade representative, several news organizations reported.