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PoliticsPete Buttigieg's question to woman who shook RFK's hand takes awkward turn

02:40  14 august  2019
02:40  14 august  2019 Source:   foxnews.com

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Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg had an awkward campaign trail encounter Tuesday with a woman in Iowa who told him she once met the “I shook Robert Kennedy’ s hand in 1968,” the woman told him. South bend cops warn city becoming ‘Wild west’ amid spate of

Presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg had an interesting encounter with a woman in Iowa on Tuesday. The woman stood in line to shake hands with the South Bend, Indiana, mayor at the state fair, telling him, “I shook Robert Kennedy’ s hand in Sur La Table takes up to 55% off Le Creuset cookware.

Presidential candidate and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg had an awkward campaign trail encounter Tuesday with a woman in Iowa who told him she once met the late-Robert F. Kennedy.

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The Democrat was campaigning at the Iowa State Fair when a woman approached him and said she met Kennedy in 1968, according to a tweet from a CNN producer.

“I shook Robert Kennedy’s hand in 1968,” the woman told him.

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Buttigieg responded: “So you’re good luck?”

“Not really— he was shot a month later,” the woman said.

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Kennedy, the former senator and attorney general beloved by liberals, was assassinated in California in 1968 while seeking the Democratic nomination for president. His brother, President John F. Kennedy, was assassinated in 1963.

Buttigieg is among the Democratics who have been campaigning over the last few days at the Iowa State Fair.

"I'm running for president because it's time to have somebody in the Oval Office who will stick up for American values," Buttigieg said during a speech at the fair Tuesday.

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Presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg's overwhelmingly white crowd at event on Chicago's South Side reinforces his struggles to draw support from black voters.
"Find the people who don't look like most of you in this room and let them know they have the chance, not just to support this campaign, but to shape it," Buttigieg said. During the event, the mayor largely stuck to his usual stump speech, emphasizing the need for a return to American values in the wake of a divisive Trump presidency and his pitch for a new generation of leadership through various policies. As part of discussing those proposals, Buttigieg touched on his Douglass Plan, named after abolitionist Frederick Douglass, that he calls "a comprehensive investment in the empowerment of Black America.

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