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Political speaker for hire Pete Buttigieg is an American politician and former Naval Intelligence Officer. He served as the 32nd mayor of the city of South Bend, Indiana since 2012. Moreover, he served as an intelligence officer in the United States Navy Reserve from 2009-2017. In April 2019, Buttigieg officially announced that he was running for the Democratic nomination for president of the United States in 2020.
At just 37 years old, Buttigieg would become the youngest as well as the first openly gay LGBT American president of the United States, if elected. His platform includes support for universal healthcare, reducing income inequality, pro-environmental policies, dialogue and cooperation between the Democratic Party and organized labor, universal background checks for firearms purchases, the Equality Act, and preserving the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program for children of immigrants. Buttigieg also supports reforms that would end gerrymandering, overturn the Citizens United v. FEC decision, and abolish the Electoral College.
Motivational speaker Pete Buttigieg Buttigieg speaks several languages, making him the perfect political speaker for your event. In addition to English, he taught himself to speak some Norwegian and has some knowledge of Spanish, Italian, Maltese, Arabic, Dari Persian, and French. Buttigieg plays guitar and piano, and in 2013 performed with the South Bend Symphony Orchestra as a guest piano soloist along with Ben Folds.
Political speaker for hire Buttigieg was named a 2014 Aspen Institute Rodel Fellow. He was named a recipient of the John F. Kennedy New Frontier Fenn Award in 2015.
APPEARANCES: MSNBC, Real Time with Bill Maher, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, TODAY, The Ellen Show, The View, Vice News, CNN, Late Night with Seth Meyers
BOOKS: Shortest Way Home: One Mayor’s Challenge and a Model for America’s Future
WORK WITH PETE BUTTIGIEG: Political Speaker for hire Pete Buttigieg can be hired for endorsements and events in roles such as a public speaker, autograph signings, SMT’S, and public relation campaigns.