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USA: Pete Buttigieg congratulates Bernie Sanders on Nevada caucus win

United States, Las Vegas
February 23, 2020 at 05:08 GMT +00:00 · Published

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg congratulated Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders on his caucus victory in Nevada on Saturday, but warned from nominating him, calling his campaign an "inflexible ideological revolution that leaves out most democrats, not to mention most Americans" during a campaign rally in Las Vegas.

"Is different from Senator Sanders' willingness to ignore or dismiss or even attack the very democrats that we absolutely must send to Capitol Hill, because we must send them there to keep Nancy Pelosi as speaker, to support judges who respect privacy and democracy and to send Mitch McConnell into retirement. Let us listen to what they are telling us and support them from the top of the ticket. It is too important," said Buttigieg.

Currently little less than 30 percent of the Nevada caucus votes were counted with Sanders currently holding 47 percent of votes, followed by Joe Biden with 23 percent, Buttigieg 14 percent and Elizabeth Warren with 8 percent.

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Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg congratulated Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders on his caucus victory in Nevada on Saturday, but warned from nominating him, calling his campaign an "inflexible ideological revolution that leaves out most democrats, not to mention most Americans" during a campaign rally in Las Vegas.

"Is different from Senator Sanders' willingness to ignore or dismiss or even attack the very democrats that we absolutely must send to Capitol Hill, because we must send them there to keep Nancy Pelosi as speaker, to support judges who respect privacy and democracy and to send Mitch McConnell into retirement. Let us listen to what they are telling us and support them from the top of the ticket. It is too important," said Buttigieg.

Currently little less than 30 percent of the Nevada caucus votes were counted with Sanders currently holding 47 percent of votes, followed by Joe Biden with 23 percent, Buttigieg 14 percent and Elizabeth Warren with 8 percent.

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