Mike Pence is traditional in nature when it comes to the LGBTQ community. It has been seen lately, that he doesn’t approve of it. Pete Buttigieg has called out Mike Pence for what he says is a role in the revival of white nationalism.
He told that the former governor of did “not consider himself to be a racist.”
“I mean, he’s written that cigarettes don’t kill and he seems to think that the universe was created a few thousand years ago and that people like me get up in the morning and decide to be gay,” Buttigieg explained.
“But I think when you come on board with a project like the Trump campaign, at best complicit in the process. This is the reason for flourishing and the resurgence of white nationalism in our midst,” Buttigieg added.
Buttigieg being openly gay, also criticized Pence for holding “sincerely awful” beliefs about LGBTQ equality. He said Mike was being “consistently horrible.” He called Pence “fanatical” and said he wished he would respect his marriage.
Buttigieg came out as gay in 2015. He was campaigning for his second term at that time. Furthermore, he announced that he was forming an exploratory committee for 2020 bid.