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Buttigieg, the campaign emphasizes to his time as a naval intelligence officer in Afghanistan and his experience as decision-makers in the office of the mayor; Mike Tobin reports from South Bend, Indiana.
An organization that describes itself as the largest progressive group of veterans in the nation back up: South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, in his bid for the democratic presidential nomination.
VoteVets.org has announced on Wednesday its endorsement of the Buttigieg, took a leave of absence in the year 2014 to be sent to Afghanistan, where he served as the intelligence officer of the U.S. Naval Reserve.
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Stresses that the President’s trump card to beat in the 2020 election, said the “number one priority” in the Iraq war veteran and VoteVets Chairman Jon Soltz, “We need a candidate who will win. No Bar, Pete gives us the best Chance to do just that. It is time to gather around him, and hold the walking, talking threat to national security, this is Donald Trump.”
Soltz highlighted that “Pete is someone who has experience as a war veteran, an exemplary Commander in Chief, because he has understood and experienced the unique global security challenges we face at the Moment, and has the personal understanding of our veterans’ needs.”
The 13-year-old group, which claims to represent almost 700,000 veterans – long time veterans in Congress secured for the race, but this is her first confirmation in a presidential primary.
VoteVets announced that it would support a contribution to the Buttigieg campaign and its social media networks and E-Mail list to be his White house bid.
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“I am honored to have this response from my fellow veterans, as we find, to our nation’s most pressing challenges, and pick up the pieces and put the country back together again, according to Trump,” said the 37-year-old candidate.
“In uniform, I’ve learned that, if the Americans are brought together from different backgrounds, he added, for a common purpose, we form the strongest army in the world”.
Once the longest of long shots for the nomination, Buttigieg rose to top-tier status, as he stormed in the early voting state surveys, and collected tons of campaign cash.
Buttigieg is one of two veterans in the large field of Democratic White house contenders. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, an officer in the Hawaii National Guard, served a tour of duty in Iraq.