Pete Buttigieg Wagers He Wouldn’t Be the First Gay President: ‘Statistically, It’s Almost Certain’

Credit: Mediaite- Published on June 16, 2019
2020 presidential contender Mayor Pete Buttigieg said in an interview with Axios that he doesn’t think he’d be the first gay president if he is elected in 2020. “I would imagine we’ve probably had excellent presidents who were gay—we just didn’t know which ones,” Buttigieg told Axios’ Mike Allen. “You believe...
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Published on June 17, 2019 -  00:45
Pete Buttigieg: There Has Already Been A Gay President
Pete Buttigieg, a breakout 2020 Democratic candidate, said that it's "statistically almost certain" the US has had a gay president in the past. Buttigieg said he couldn't be certain who the past president was because his "gaydar" doesn't work, but said it was "statistically almost certain." According to the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law, 9.8% of Washington D.C. identifies as LGBT, the highest of any US state. "And we have had excellent presidents who have been young.

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