Buttigieg dismisses idea he would run for ‘demanding’ POTUS office again

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said he sees now how “demanding” the job of the President of the United States is and dismissed a future run.

Buttigieg ran against President Joe Biden for the Democratic nomination in 2020. Previously, he had only held the position of Mayor of South Bend, Indiana. As a secretary on Biden’s Cabinet, he claimed he has gained a “new perspective” during an interview on Face the Nation on Sunday.

“Well, I certainly have a new perspective on just how demanding that job is, watching President Biden deal with so many concerns, challenges, and opportunities for this country. I am proud to be a small part of the big team that helps him get that done,” Buttigieg said. “I sincerely don’t know whether I will run for elected office of any kind again.”

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