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Castro in Buttigieg on ‘poor track record”, with African-Americans

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Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg joins Chris Wallace on ” Fox News Sunday.’

Julián Castro, the former Obama administration official running for president, told reporters on Saturday that the idea of the primaries is now a two-person race is premature.

Castro, the former San Antonio mayor, as President Obama’s Housing and Urban Development secretary, attended the Warren County Democratic party fall dinner, and pointed out what he sees as clear liabilities with mayor Pete Buttigieg campaign, The hill reported Sunday.

“Anyone who thinks this is a two-person race, don’t know anything about the Black and Latino communities,” he said. Castro allegedly a gaggle of reporters told that the South Bend, Ind., The mayor has a “bad track record with African-Americans on the problems.”

Buttigieg, in an interview with CNN, called Castro’s claim is wrong. He even offered to walk Castro to his city, and the progress there.

Castro’s response the response to an interview, where Buttigieg told journalists John Heilemann that he believed that the primary is a winnowing up to two people.

“It is too early to say, I say that it is a two-way. A world where we are always somewhere, where it comes down to the two of us,” he said.

Buttigieg was envisioning his survival, along with Sen. Elizabeth Warren. He has since the comment went back.

Buttigieg appeal to African-Americans is a topic of conversation in the entire campaign. Buttigieg, said in may that he still contact to the voters.

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Buttigieg has also been offered a broad political agenda for African-American and has been outspoken on the issue of race. He has also met in New York with the Rev Al Sharpton and Sharpton encouraged him to get involved, “said, with people who can’t find their way to me, I need to go and be on my way before found.”

Buttigieg told CNN, “you See, our town has a lot of challenges, but the black voters that know me best, again in my office and supported me more the second time than the first.”

A after-hours E-Mail from Fox News to Buttigieg’s campaign was not immediately returned.

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