Wednesday on Fox News Channel’s “Special Report,” former South Bend, IN Mayor Pete Buttigieg, previously a prospect for the 2020 Democratic presidential election, connected President Donald Trump to the civil unrest in Kenosha, WI and other places around the nation.
He argued there would be no reason for the situation to alter or improve ought to Trump be re-elected in November.
Host Bret Baier asked the previous South Bend, IN mayor, if Democrats were providing Republicans an “problem” to attack them with.
” I think Democrats have actually constantly been clear that we support the tranquil right to protest and likewise that our company believe in nonviolent demonstration,” Buttigieg replied. “We likewise have to resolve what the underlying concerns here, and the easy truth is that we are seeing increasingly more chaos and violence under the Trump presidency, and there’s no reason we would anticipate that it would get any various or any better if he were re-elected.”
Buttigieg firmly insisted Trump was not ideal to deal with discontent offered he was the “master of mayhem.”
” We have actually seen the president’s ideas of how to handle tranquil protestors, like when he teargassed protestors in Lafayette Square, leading even military leaders to say sorry and a lot of Republicans to condemn his habits,” he stated. “I would not be aiming to the president for advice on how to provide peace and stability. He is a master of mayhem. He thrives on it, and I do not believe he has any interest in justice or peace when it comes to concerns today, which is how to make sure we have racial justice and peace and security in our cities and every part of the nation.”
“[B] ut once again, the president’s method has actually obviously not helped because all of this mayhem is happening on his watch,” Buttigieg added. “This is extremely much characteristic of living in Donald Trump’s America, and I think we’re visiting increasingly more of it as long as he’s in charge.”
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