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Democratic Candidates Respond To Pete Buttigieg Dropping Out of the Primary Race

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Image may contain: 1 person, possible text that says 'Tom Steyer TomSteyer 18m @PeteButtigieg brought a fresh perspective and sense of optimism to the race. His call for inclusivity is laudable. As the first openly gay candidate to mount a major bid, he has proven we aren't limited by who who we love. #MayorPete has a a bright future and will help us #WinTheEra.'

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Image may contain: 1 person, possible text that says 'Cory Booker @CoryBooker 3m continue to be grateful for the groundbreaking, historical campaign of @PeteButtigieg. Thank you for the grit, grace and commitment to country you so brilliantly displayed in your run. You have made this nation better.'

Image may contain: 1 person, possible text that says 'Amy Klobuchar @amyklobuchar Follow Pete Buttigieg has run an inspiring and historic campaign. have so much respect for you @PeteButtigieg and know there are great things ahead. And both John and I are big fans of Chasten! 7:56 PM PM 1 Mar 2020 476 Retweets 4,715 Likes'

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CORRECTION: Earlier today we posted that Bernie Sanders did not comment directly on Pete’s historic campaign ending. Sanders did indeed comment on Twitter and tried to entice Buttigieg’s supporters to join his campaign. All in the same post.

Image may contain: 1 person, smiling, possible text that says 'Bernie Sanders @BernieSan... 17h I want to congratulate @PeteButtigieg for running a strong and historic campaign, and to welcome all of his supporters into our movement. urge them to join us in the fight for real change in this country. 4,796 11.7K 135K'


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3 thoughts on “Democratic Candidates Respond To Pete Buttigieg Dropping Out of the Primary Race”

  1. So why didn’t they lavish praises when he was a viable candidate? Especially those who had already dropped out?

  2. Seems as tho Bernie is already trying to recruit Pete’s supporters even before Pete’s campaign is cold. Just another reason to wish Bernie would just go away…but to be clear, if he IS the nominee I’ll vote for him against lil donnie…I’ll throw up a little in my mouth but I will vote for him.

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