An aide to Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonWhite House accuses Biden of pushing ‘conspiracy theories’ with Trump election claim Biden courts younger voters — who have been a weakness Trayvon Martin’s mother Sybrina Fulton qualifies to run for county commissioner in Florida MORE on Saturday slammed comments made in January by South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegScaled-back Pride Month poses challenges for fundraising, outreach Biden hopes to pick VP by Aug. 1 It’s as if a Trump operative infiltrated the Democratic primary process MORE that were critical of how Clinton ran her 2016 presidential campaign.
“This is indefensible,” Clinton spokesman Nick Merrill wrote on Twitter Saturday. “@HillaryClinton ran on a belief in this country & the most progressive platform in modern political history. Trump ran on pessimism, racism, false promises, & vitriol. Interpret that how you want, but there are 66,000,000 people who disagree. Good luck.”
This is indefensible. @HillaryClinton ran on a belief in this country & the most progressive platform in modern political history. Trump ran on pessimism, racism, false promises, & vitriol. Interpret that how you want, but there are 66,000,000 people who disagree. Good luck. https://t.co/N3yRgHPVDL
— Nick Merrill (@NickMerrill) March 30, 2019
Buttigieg knocked Clinton in an interview with The Washington Post Magazine that was published Jan. 14.
“Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpSenate advances public lands bill in late-night vote Warren, Democrats urge Trump to back down from veto threat over changing Confederate-named bases Esper orders ‘After Action Review’ of National Guard’s role in protests MORE got elected because, in his twisted way, he pointed out the huge troubles in our economy and our democracy,” he told the outlet in the interview. “At least he didn’t go around saying that America was already great, like Hillary did.”
The article, titled “Could Pete Buttigieg Become the First Millennial President?” was published a little more than a week before the Indiana mayor announced he was forming an exploratory committee to run for president.
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The relatively unknown Democrat has emerged as a serious contender for the party’s 2020 presidential nomination in recent weeks.
Buttigieg has drawn fans as the star of a few viral moments, most recently when he was asked by a Norwegian outlet to speak their language. The polyglot speaks seven languages in addition to English: Norwegian, French, Spanish, Italian, Arabic, Maltese and Dari.
If elected, the millennial Midwestern mayor would be the youngest and first openly gay president in U.S. history.