South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg Discusses Exploratory Committee...Anncmnt | USCM
Jan. 23, 2019 - In town for the Winter Meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg held a press availability at the Hyatt Place on K Street to discuss his decision to form a presidential exploratory committee.  He identified three themes he would emphasize if he runs: freedom, security and democracy.  Earlier Buttigieg released a video announcement and email to supporters.  He is likely to be the youngest major candidate in the Democratic field—he was born in 1982.  Buttigieg is a Rhodes scholar, served in Afghanistan, and is also openly gay.
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