Mayor Pete Buttigieg on Why Sharing the Stage with His Husband Is a Reason to be Hopeful

  • Published on Apr 19, 2019
  • Mayor Pete Buttigieg talks about how his experience as Mayor has prepared him for the presidency, sharing his campaign announcement with his husband and marrying a couple on their way to have a baby.
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  • jepipie
    jepipie 5 days ago

    #PeteButtigieg will be the next POTUS! I am calling it.

  • Vixy Velasquez
    Vixy Velasquez 6 days ago

    He’s gay,he’s handsome , he has my vote 😘❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

  • Heather Mefford
    Heather Mefford 7 days ago +1

    *I’ve been very impressed with this man. He’s genuinely intelligent, thoughtful and a well reasoned and seasoned person. A huge improvement over Comrade Minus!*

  • M
    M 10 days ago

    George Bryson, and so many others below......Agree wholeheartedly. Pete inspires in every interview and speech. This grandmother loves him. High emotional intelligence, brilliant mind, vocation to serve. Potential to be one of our greatest presidents, if not the best.

  • jack b
    jack b 11 days ago

    "The evangelical brother-in-law of Pete Buttigieg called on him to "repent" for using the Bible to justify late-term abortion and claimed the presidential candidate is "weaponizing" Christian teachings to promote a false religion."

  • dfbvfgb
    dfbvfgb Month ago

    A proud openly gay male talking to a closeted beta male. Interesting contrast.

  • Rigo Rock.
    Rigo Rock. Month ago +2

    I love him! I'm confident he'll win. He's got momentum and by next year, he'll get more.

  • Rigo Rock.
    Rigo Rock. Month ago +1

    My hero and my idol.

  • Eric Shira
    Eric Shira 2 months ago

    “Corporate Pete, oh corporate pete! He works for the people on wall street! Oh corporate Pete!”

  • suzeaa
    suzeaa 2 months ago +3

    Pete gives me hope.

  • Edwin Szeto
    Edwin Szeto 2 months ago +1

    That was my first thought seeing that picture, parks and rec

  • Arturo Valdovinos
    Arturo Valdovinos 3 months ago +1

    I'm ganna puke

    • MICHGO1
      MICHGO1 Month ago


  • don reed
    don reed 3 months ago

    This couple is SUCH rough trade. I love it. Let's have a threesome. Oh Lord, I can feel your envy!

  • Tobe Doss
    Tobe Doss 3 months ago

    I want Mayor Pete to marry me

  • Christopher Williams
    Christopher Williams 3 months ago +1

    “Our highest values” like sodomy and usury

    • MICHGO1
      MICHGO1 Month ago


  • H W Vanzant
    H W Vanzant 3 months ago

    pete loves it in the buttigieg will never be president, a sick homosexual in the white house is disgusting and unacceptable.

  • Ray Seckler
    Ray Seckler 3 months ago

    Man sleeping with a man as he would a woman is an Abomination !! If that offends, forgive me but it is an Abomination n always will be!!

    • MICHGO1
      MICHGO1 Month ago


  • socaliguy81
    socaliguy81 3 months ago +5

    He doesn't participate in identity politics and is a highly intelligent, solutions-focused veteran who wants to restore America's standing in the world. #Buttigieg2020

  • sprintpg
    sprintpg 3 months ago +2

    Yes!!!! Pete Buttigieg for President!!!✔️

  • Jordan Fisher
    Jordan Fisher 3 months ago +1

    logic vs trump 🤔 2020

  • Ricky Tjahyadi
    Ricky Tjahyadi 3 months ago

    Such an intelligent, compassionate, down to earth candidate..., i wish he would win, but I doubt that America is ready to have an openly gay President which is really really sad

  • Willem Joubert
    Willem Joubert 4 months ago

    Is he the wife?

  • R
    R 4 months ago +2


  • Nathan Fielure
    Nathan Fielure 4 months ago

    "Buttigieg worked for a global consulting firm, McKinsey, from 2007-2010. The firm's predatory practices were one of the major causes of the Great Recession. During his time there they aggressively pushed Oxycontin and collaborated with the Saudi government, which punishes homosexuality with death. Despite appearances, Buttigieg does not represent a break from the past. He is in favor of jailing his fellow veteran and queer sister Chelsea Manning. He is a proud imperialist and an extoller of racist "All Lives Matter" rhetoric... A Buttigieg presidency unequivocally threatens the well-being of people the world over who are subjected to America's imperialist whims. He supports drone strikes, concealing war crimes, and growing our military-industrial complex. There is simply too much life at stake to entertain the deadly ambitions of this McKinsey cypher."

  • Anita Subramanian
    Anita Subramanian 4 months ago

    Obama 2.0

  • Desirable Jodie
    Desirable Jodie 4 months ago +1

    what do people say about his work where he's mayor?

  • Victoria Galvin
    Victoria Galvin 4 months ago +5

    I strongly believe that the more people know who Pete is and what he’s about, the stronger his chances are of earning the nomination. Right now people only recognize Biden and Bernie. I hope Pete can get there!

  • karen taylor
    karen taylor 4 months ago +3

    I'am voting for Pete, our next President! People may not know all about him yet but they will, wait till he gets on stage for debates, people will be very impressed with him! We need someone fresh and new for our counties future!

  • Hsin Kuo
    Hsin Kuo 4 months ago Take a look, and hopefully Mayor Pete can give credit.

  • Allen .Murray
    Allen .Murray 4 months ago +3

    At the age of 37 this man has already done more for this country and its citizens than our current so called president has in his 70 plus yrs

  • caa9ify
    caa9ify 4 months ago +5

    I really like him, he's competent, empathetic, and articulate. Hes definitely of my choices for the presidency.

  • EuroFrench
    EuroFrench 4 months ago

    Opinion | Dear Republicans: Stop using my father, Ronald Reagan, to justify your silence on Trump
    Even those of us who aren’t Republicans deserve better from our public servants.
    Read in The Washington Post:

  • owen w.
    owen w. 4 months ago +2

    it gives me hope to see him be so friendly about his running mates in the presidential race

  • Amin Zahid
    Amin Zahid 4 months ago +2

    All comments are positive and loving. I don't exactly why People love Pete Buttigieg? You sold my heart, will vote you.

  • Captain Plaintif
    Captain Plaintif 4 months ago

    this practicing homosexual deviant is the dumber twin of pee wee Herman !

    • MICHGO1
      MICHGO1 Month ago


  • uofmd
    uofmd 4 months ago

    look I do not care if you are gay or straight. Kissing is one PDA is do not agree with.

  • Devin Cockerille
    Devin Cockerille 4 months ago +1

    What an all star

  • microwaved coke
    microwaved coke 4 months ago +1

    *"thank you for sharing that photo with the american people"*

  • Queen of Moderation
    Queen of Moderation 4 months ago

    I won't be voting for him because of his corporatist policies in South Bend which has put many black/brown family on street to let investors build luxury condos on their homes, didn't do a thing to improve the lead level in the minority neighborhoods drinking water, has the highest income disparity between white and blacks under his leadership, outlawed panhandling, and more. I could care who who sleeps with or who he prays to. The legacy he left in South Bend is just inhumane and wouldn't want that for the country.

    • MICHGO1
      MICHGO1 Month ago


    • Greg K
      Greg K 4 months ago

      Let me guess. You'll be voting for Bernie.

  • Marcos Martinez
    Marcos Martinez 4 months ago +3

    "Not opponents but competitors." Basically respecting and asking himself and the other candidates to up their game! Loves it!

  • discoverytube
    discoverytube 4 months ago

    Pete "breath of fresh air", lol....same tag line in the comments on every video of this clown, its getting old, people. Truth is, all Pete Buttigieg does is bust nuts in Butts.

  • Left anti pc
    Left anti pc 4 months ago

    Why is it whenever I see guys kissing I feel disgusted, but I don’t have the same problem with two girls?

    • Greg K
      Greg K 4 months ago +1

      Because a heterosexual man sees 2 women kissing and he thinks (almost always wrongly) that he could jump right into that. Since heterosexual men aren't attracted to other men, there's nothing to imaginary to jump into. It's also cultural. Ancient Romans didn't have much of a problem with homosexuality. They considered it normal, but a leader had to take the dominant role in the relationship. The insult wasn't calling someone queer, it was saying that the leader was the passive partner getting the reach around.

  • l h
    l h 4 months ago

    fancy words and excellent speeches from homosexuality is NOT what this country wants...way far from it. We all know homosexuality is everywhere coming out and exposing. There is many ways of helping our country, but as President. ...NO.... you will end up endangering our country!

    • Mary Rose Kent
      Mary Rose Kent 4 months ago

      l h
      Endangering our country? How, exactly, does that work?

  • mistertee
    mistertee 4 months ago

    This guy just blows my fucking mind every time he speaks. He needs to be the next President.

  • jelaninoel
    jelaninoel 4 months ago

    I cannot believe this is the guy they are championing

  • Brian Murphy
    Brian Murphy 4 months ago

    Platitudes of feel-good 'personality' stuff. He's intelligent, I like him in a general way, certainly....but, he would absolutely be (pre-trump) more-of-the-same. The phony post-Clinton 'left' (Wall Street, Pharma, oil, corrupt military investment etc etc etc) are manicuring and massaging him all day all night via every commercial media outlet as their new darling so they can hopefully continue get away with all the same, while hiding behind the issues of him being the first gay president (the same as they did with Obama as first black president). With Pete in the White House, nothing would change at all with any of the major issues. All you would have is an MSNBC/CNN that 'loves' him, masses entranced by his intelligence (which will seem like chocolate after orangeman, sure), and a right that hates him - it would be Obama all over again (and yes, I like Obama as a person blah blah) where nothing at all gets done, zero essential changes made. Citizens United would remain, there would be nothing close to a Glass Stegal, no single payer healthcare for all, no tuition-free colleges and trade schools. No attempt at taking on any of the monsters. Just platitudes and 'personality'. Bernie 2020.....OBVOIUSLY.

  • Birdie Jeffers
    Birdie Jeffers 4 months ago

    Let me just preface this by saying Seth is awesome, his show kicks ass & Major Pete has my vote 👍 But in more serious news:
    WTH is up with the Late Night IG acct!?! Link in bio for "Get Social With Late Night" on Instagram took me to an IG page for NBCTV. Ok, no big deal. Right? WRONG!!!
    The whole page has ONE post with ONE picture & that's of a parking lot!!! 🤨
    What the Actual F***?
    IDK whether to roll my eyes or bust a gut laughing 🤣🤣🤣

  • bruce C
    bruce C 4 months ago

    Seth is the best 😘

  • Robin Garrett
    Robin Garrett 4 months ago

    Wait. Did he say by the power invested in me?

  • Laura Anseeuw
    Laura Anseeuw 4 months ago

    What a nice human being! Certanly and sadly not something americans will support, they like Dicks like trump, so they are really represented. But the idea!!!... is just too good to be true.

  • Tinthia Clemant
    Tinthia Clemant 4 months ago +1

    Imagine having a president again who can speak clearly and truthfully. Ahhhhhhhh.

  • flaggerify
    flaggerify 4 months ago

    I didn’t know he was gay. No chance I fear of being elected.

    • flaggerify
      flaggerify 4 months ago

      LordHealey Yes but there are more black people than gay people. Also he’s pretty young and probably comes across as too learned for the dumb electorate.

    • LordHealey
      LordHealey 4 months ago

      People said the same thing that America would never elect a black man called Barack Hussein Obama

  • T H
    T H 4 months ago +2

    When I vote for someone, I look at their spouse, and watch how they interact. In 2016, there wasn’t much choice using this method. Emotional honesty, and genuine affection count for a lot.

  • MyGoldenFro
    MyGoldenFro 4 months ago

    LOL that totally did look like the set of Parks and Rec!

  • David Manhart
    David Manhart 4 months ago +3

    He passes the "would you have a beer with him" test.

  • nicholas williams
    nicholas williams 4 months ago

    Stop backing mayor Pete. He is a hotty but he needs to lose because he is a centrist, we need Bernie. There is a reason Pete wrote an essay about Bernie (a real progressive).

  • Max Glocksine
    Max Glocksine 4 months ago +1


  • Pedro Moura
    Pedro Moura 4 months ago +1

    Hey, look, one more President Pete interview, I mean Mayor Pete, for now... hehe #PeteforPresident2020

  • JG
    JG 4 months ago +1

    He looks like a mix of Trudeau and Macron 💗

  • Brandon
    Brandon 4 months ago

    Pete Buttiegieg should not have gone out of his way to smear Sanders supporters. That's a very large group of voters he just kicked to the curb. We need a president for all the American people, not just for some of the people. As such I can no longer consider him. Shame on your Pete Buttiegieg. Source: