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Pete Buttigieg Endorsed by Former Obama Administration Officials

Pete Buttigieg Endorsed by Former Obama Administration Officials. Three former officials who served under Barack Obama during his time in office have announced their support for presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg. . The first official, Reggie Love, served as a special assistant and personal aide during Obama’s first term. In his statement endorsing Buttigieg, Love drew parallels between the 37-year-old candidate and a younger Obama. . A lot of what is said about Pete echoes what critics said about presidential candidate Barack Obama -- too young, too different, maybe another time -- but I believe there is never a better time to fight for change than right now, Reggie Love, via CNN. Austan Goolsbee, who served under Obama as the chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, also issued a formal endorsement. It has been awhile since I have seen the kind of excitement on the ground in Iowa that Mayor Pete has generated … And the last time worked out pretty well, Austan Goolsbee, via CNN. The final endorsement was given by Linda Douglass, the former director of communication for Obama’s White House Office of Health Reform. . I met Pete a few years ago and admire his intelligence, wisdom and extraordinary ability to communicate clearly and powerfully about the challenges we face today … He is passionate about public service and about improving the lives of Americans in every part of the country, Linda Douglass, via CNN