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WASHINGTON – Pete Buttigieg, Mayor of South Bend, Indiana, defended his lack of experience on Sunday, arguing that voters' quality as well as quantity "should consider the time spent in the civil service.
He appears one week before "Meet the Press" before formally announcing his President. Buttigieg claimed that he would work with another Executive Board member. Englisch: emagazine.credit-suisse.com/app/art … = 263 & lang = en. and military experience entering the White House as the last two presidents, and said he stands as mayor at the forefront of important issues such as infrastructure, economics, and race relations. The 37-year-old mayor expressed concern that Americans may desire a more experienced candidate, to follow President Donald Trump, who was never in public office until his victory at the White House in 2016.
Anyone, "He said," I know it's not that traditional, I know I have not been marinating here in Washington for a very long time and I'm not part of the same facility. But I would say being a mayor of a city of any size means that you have to deal with the issues that Americans are really facing. "
He added," I think you can pretty clearly see that I am about as different from this President as you get. "
Buttigieg enjoys increasing popularity on the Democratic side, once a relatively unknown commodity on the national stage, but his poll numbers are on the increase, and he announced last week that his campaign has raised $ 7 million since its launch in January , an impressive figure for a relative newcomer.
He admitted that he is "as surprised as anyone else" seeing his stock rise so fast, but added that his unique candidacy can appeal to those who " "The Trump Administration wants to change the channel from this mesmerizing horror show."
"Here you are. This is probably the only moment in American history where it could make sense just for someone my age who has experience in industrial Midwest, comes from non-state and other fields and brings something to the American will actually help, "he said. 19659014] Buttigieg tried to separate between him and Trump on issues such as immigration and faith.
In immigration, Trump stated shortly after that "the country is full", Buttigieg criticized the ego The Agency for Migration and Customs argues that the debate on the unbundling of the agency is a greater one, how immigrants should be treated.
"As long as you have an agency, even if you get rid of ICE and say something else When you're asked to tear families apart, or it gets harder to pave the way to citizenship, you'll still have heartbreaking stories that will not help anyone" he said.
And he criticized what he called "hypocrisy" of Trump and his followers under the religious right, claiming that Trump "acts in a way that does not accord with what I am writing or hear in the church. "
" We see the diametrical opposite of this in this presidency, "he said.
" Even with the version of Christianity you can hear about the religious rights that sexual ethics concerns I do not believe someone caught hawking tests while writing adult movie actresses is someone you should stand up as a person, ie e wants to lead this nation. "
Buttigieg's top-class leadership experience comes from his time in South Bend, a city still struggling to recover from an industry loss, data from the Census Bureau of 2018 and EvictionLab.org show that the city has a poverty rate of 25.4 percent and an eviction rate of 6.7 percent.
The mayor admitted that in a community like ours is still much to do arguing that he was easily re-elected to office as mayor because He takes steps to solve these problems.
"Our poverty rate is too high, but it has dropped, we have reduced unemployment by more than half and have been able to change the trajectory of the city."
"We have The story for our city really changed. "