Pete Buttigieg Apparently Surprised To Hear Many Black People Are Unhappy With Democrats


Former Democratic presidential candidate and current Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg joined Charlamagne Tha God on his show the “Breakfast Club” on Friday — and he was surprised to hear that many black people are unhappy that Democrats haven’t kept their promises.

“You do realize, Pete, a lot of black people feel like Democrats have kept no promises since they’ve been in office,” Charlamagne said.

Buttigieg seemed startled by the comment. “Really?” he asked.

“Yes,” Charlemagne replied. “Rev. Al [Sharpton] has said that a million times.”

The transportation secretary then said he understood. “I get it because the work is not done. But the reason I say ‘really’ is we just passed one of the biggest pieces of infrastructure legislation in American history. It was a promise … and we actually did it,” he said referring to the the $1.2 trillion bill signed by President Joe Biden in November.

Charlamagne admitted he was happy to see the infrastructure bill pass but said “those are big broad things, and that’s great. But I’m talking about things … like the George Floyd Policing Act and … our voting rights,” referring to the leftist claim that Republican states are infringing on minority voting rights.

Buttigieg then agreed, stating, “You’re absolutely right. That work is not done. That work has to get done, and it’s acceptable where we are right now.”

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