Schumer optimistic about rail tunnel after Buttigieg meeting

FILE - In this April 17, 2014, file photo, backhoes excavate in a hole reserved for a rail tunnel, left, during the early days of construction at the Hudson Yards redevelopment site on Manhattan's west side in New York. U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer, one of the most ardent supporters of a multibillion-dollar plan to build a new rail tunnel between New York and New Jersey, has wasted no time in laying groundwork with the incoming Biden administration.