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Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas sits next to Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Washington) at a March 1, 2023, Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee.

Denver airport CEO withdraws as FAA nominee after attacks by U.S. Senate Republicans

BY: - March 26, 2023

Phil Washington, the chief executive of Denver International Airport and President Joe Biden’s pick to lead the Federal Aviation Administration, withdrew from consideration in the face of persistent Republican opposition, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg confirmed Saturday night. Reuters first reported Washington’s withdrawal and Buttigieg confirmed it in a late Saturday tweet. Republicans had attacked Washington […]