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Politics Garcetti calls himself an 'older, straighter' Pete Buttigieg

13:10  14 february  2020
13:10  14 february  2020 Source:   latimes.com

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Peter Paul Montgomery Buttigieg (/ˈbuːtəˌdʒɛdʒ/ BOOT-ə-jej; born January 19, 1982) is an American politician who served as mayor of South Bend, Indiana, from 2012 to 2020.

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Eric Garcetti in a suit and tie: LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 06 , 2020 - Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, flanked by Councilman Curren Price, right, and other officials speaks at a news conference on Thursday morning February 06, 2020, to discuss the city's efforts to address the homelessness crisis. Press conference was held at Unified Homelessness Response Center at Emergency Operations Center.© Irfan Khan/Los Angeles Times/TNS LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 06 , 2020 - Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, flanked by Councilman Curren Price, right, and other officials speaks at a news conference on Thursday morning February 06, 2020, to discuss the city's efforts to address the homelessness crisis. Press conference was held at Unified Homelessness Response Center at Emergency Operations Center.

Garcetti, 49, quipped that he's an "older, straighter Pete" Buttigieg during a speech Thursday, likening himself to the former South Bend, Ind., mayor because they both served in the Navy Reserve. Both politicians also are Rhodes scholars and play the piano.

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Последние твиты от Pete Buttigieg (@PeteButtigieg). Afghanistan veteran, South Bend’s Mayor Pete , husband. Running for president to rally Americans together to meet our urgent challenges. Facing a president this disruptive, we cannot risk relying on the same old playbook.

A former fourth-generation member of La Luz Del Mundo, the Mexico-based megachurch steeped in a child sex abuse scandal, announced Thursday she is suing the organization and the so- called apostle at its helm. L.A. Mayor Garcetti Calls Himself an ‘ Older , Straighter ’ Pete Buttigieg .

It wasn't the first time Garcetti has linked himself to Buttigieg, 38, now a top-tier presidential candidate who came in second in this week's New Hampshire primary.

"It's nice to have Pete be like my mayoral avatar, to show that the theory was correct and that there is, I think, a hunger for a new, outside-Washington mayoral leadership," Garcetti told the Atlantic earlier this year.

If elected, Buttigieg would be the youngest president in U.S. history, the first openly gay chief executive and the first candidate ever to go directly from City Hall to the White House. He has joked that he is "definitely the only left-handed, Maltese American Episcopalian gay millennial war veteran in the race."

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L.A. Mayor Garcetti Calls Himself an ‘ Older , Straighter ’ Pete Buttigieg .

L.A. Mayor Garcetti Calls Himself an ‘ Older , Straighter ’ Pete Buttigieg .

He stood alongside Garcetti in 2017 in South Bend at the launch of Accelerator for America, a nonprofit founded by the L.A. mayor to spur transportation and "opportunity zones," areas where developers and other businesses receive tax breaks in return for investments. Buttigieg served as an advisor to the nonprofit.

Garcetti's longtime political consultant, Rick Jacobs, attended Buttigieg's 2018 wedding.

Despite his friendship with Buttigieg, Garcetti is backing former Vice President Joe Biden for the Democratic nomination.

The L.A. mayor spent two years weighing whether to make a bid for the White House, but announced last year he would stay out of the race.

"What we have right here in Los Angeles sets the pace for the nation," he said at the time, drawing a contrast with the partisan fighting that blocks action in Washington.

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Pete Buttigieg hits back at Joe Biden's dig that former mayor isn't Barack Obama: 'Neither is he' .
Pete Buttigieg on Sunday had a response to former Vice President Joe Biden's recent comment the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is not Barack Obama: "Neither is he."Pete Buttigieg on Sunday had a response to former Vice President Joe Biden's recent comment the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is not Barack Obama: "Neither is he.

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