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The former Clinton adviser, defended her-2 months later-from the criticism, probably, in 2020, The Pete Buttigieg

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They call it a delayed reaction.

A former top assistant of state Hillary Clinton outraged Friday night, more than two months after the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg and his views informed about why Clinton lost to Donald Trump in 2016.

In a January profile in the Washington Post Magazine, Buttigieg — the 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Ind., who has an exploratory Committee in anticipation of the White house formed to run — some post-mortem comment on the election in 2016.

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“Donald Trump is chosen, because in his twisted way, he referred to the big problems in our economy and our democracy,” Buttigieg said. “At least he didn’t go on to say that America was already great, as is Hillary.”

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Two months later, Nick Merrill, the former Clinton aide, finally, his gave a rebuttal via Twitter.

“This is untenable,” Merrill wrote about Buttigieg the comments. “Hillary Clinton ran on a faith in this country and the progressive platform in modern political history. Trump ran on pessimism, racism, false promises, & vitriol.

“Interpret it how you want, but there are 66,000,000 people who are of a different opinion. Good Luck,” Merrill Added.

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Buttigieg, who served in Afghanistan as a member of the U.S. Naval Reserve, and South Bend’s first openly gay mayor, has the recent rise in the polls, ranking fifth in the latest Quinnipiac survey, with the support of 4 percent of the Democratic respondents.

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