Mayor Pete Buttigieg on Why Sharing the Stage with His Husband Is a Reason to be Hopeful

Mayor Pete Buttigieg talks about how his experience as Mayor has prepared him for the presidency, sharing his campaign announcement with his husband and marrying a couple on their way to have a baby.
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Mayor Pete Buttigieg on Why Sharing the Stage with His Husband Is a Reason to be Hopeful- Late Night with Seth Meyers

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  1. Willem Joubert

    Willem Joubert

    Dia atrás

    Is he the wife?

  2. R


    2 dias atrás


  3. Nathan Fielure

    Nathan Fielure

    5 dias atrás

    "Buttigieg worked for a global consulting firm, McKinsey, from 2007-2010. The firm's predatory practices were one of the major causes of the Great Recession. During his time there they aggressively pushed Oxycontin and collaborated with the Saudi government, which punishes homosexuality with death. Despite appearances, Buttigieg does not represent a break from the past. He is in favor of jailing his fellow veteran and queer sister Chelsea Manning. He is a proud imperialist and an extoller of racist "All Lives Matter" rhetoric... A Buttigieg presidency unequivocally threatens the well-being of people the world over who are subjected to America's imperialist whims. He supports drone strikes, concealing war crimes, and growing our military-industrial complex. There is simply too much life at stake to entertain the deadly ambitions of this McKinsey cypher."

  4. Anita Subramanian

    Anita Subramanian

    7 dias atrás

    Obama 2.0

  5. Desirable Jodie

    Desirable Jodie

    8 dias atrás

    what do people say about his work where he's mayor?

  6. Victoria Galvin

    Victoria Galvin

    19 dias atrás

    I strongly believe that the more people know who Pete is and what he’s about, the stronger his chances are of earning the nomination. Right now people only recognize Biden and Bernie. I hope Pete can get there!

  7. karen taylor

    karen taylor

    20 dias atrás

    I'am voting for Pete, our next President! People may not know all about him yet but they will, wait till he gets on stage for debates, people will be very impressed with him! We need someone fresh and new for our counties future!

  8. Jasmin Contos

    Jasmin Contos

    20 dias atrás

    For anyone who's genuinely curious about his policies:

  9. Hsin Kuo

    Hsin Kuo

    20 dias atrás Take a look, and hopefully Mayor Pete can give credit.

  10. Allen .Murray

    Allen .Murray

    21 dia atrás

    At the age of 37 this man has already done more for this country and its citizens than our current so called president has in his 70 plus yrs

  11. caa9ify


    21 dia atrás

    I really like him, he's competent, empathetic, and articulate. Hes definitely of my choices for the presidency.

  12. EuroFrench


    21 dia atrás

    Opinion | Dear Republicans: Stop using my father, Ronald Reagan, to justify your silence on Trump Even those of us who aren’t Republicans deserve better from our public servants. Read in The Washington Post:

  13. owen c.

    owen c.

    21 dia atrás

    it gives me hope to see him be so friendly about his running mates in the presidential race

  14. Amin Zahid

    Amin Zahid

    21 dia atrás

    All comments are positive and loving. I don't exactly why People love Pete Buttigieg? You sold my heart, will vote you.

  15. Casey Sierhuis

    Casey Sierhuis

    22 dias atrás

    this practicing homosexual deviant is the dumber twin of pee wee Herman !

  16. uofmd


    22 dias atrás

    look I do not care if you are gay or straight. Kissing is one PDA is do not agree with.

  17. Devin Cockerille

    Devin Cockerille

    22 dias atrás

    What an all star

  18. microwaved coke

    microwaved coke

    23 dias atrás

    *"thank you for sharing that photo with the american people"*

  19. Queen of Moderation

    Queen of Moderation

    23 dias atrás

    I won't be voting for him because of his corporatist policies in South Bend which has put many black/brown family on street to let investors build luxury condos on their homes, didn't do a thing to improve the lead level in the minority neighborhoods drinking water, has the highest income disparity between white and blacks under his leadership, outlawed panhandling, and more. I could care who who sleeps with or who he prays to. The legacy he left in South Bend is just inhumane and wouldn't want that for the country.

    • Greg K

      Greg K

      22 dias atrás

      Let me guess. You'll be voting for Bernie.

  20. Marcos Martinez

    Marcos Martinez

    23 dias atrás

    "Not opponents but competitors." Basically respecting and asking himself and the other candidates to up their game! Loves it!

  21. discoverytube


    24 dias atrás

    Pete "breath of fresh air", lol....same tag line in the comments on every video of this clown, its getting old, people. Truth is, all Pete Buttigieg does is bust nuts in Butts.

  22. Hamad Osuna

    Hamad Osuna

    24 dias atrás

    I Think We All Need A Little More Shirley Temple, Seth.

  23. Left anti pc

    Left anti pc

    24 dias atrás

    Why is it whenever I see guys kissing I feel disgusted, but I don’t have the same problem with two girls?

    • Greg K

      Greg K

      22 dias atrás

      Because a heterosexual man sees 2 women kissing and he thinks (almost always wrongly) that he could jump right into that. Since heterosexual men aren't attracted to other men, there's nothing to imaginary to jump into. It's also cultural. Ancient Romans didn't have much of a problem with homosexuality. They considered it normal, but a leader had to take the dominant role in the relationship. The insult wasn't calling someone queer, it was saying that the leader was the passive partner getting the reach around.

  24. l h

    l h

    24 dias atrás

    fancy words and excellent speeches from homosexuality is NOT what this country wants...way far from it. We all know homosexuality is everywhere coming out and exposing. There is many ways of helping our country, but as President. ...NO.... you will end up endangering our country!

    • Mary Rose Kent

      Mary Rose Kent

      21 dia atrás

      l h Endangering our country? How, exactly, does that work?

  25. mistertee


    25 dias atrás

    This guy just blows my fucking mind every time he speaks. He needs to be the next President.

  26. jelaninoel


    27 dias atrás

    I cannot believe this is the guy they are championing

  27. Brian Murphy

    Brian Murphy

    27 dias atrás

    Platitudes of feel-good 'personality' stuff. He's intelligent, I like him in a general way, certainly....but, he would absolutely be (pre-trump) more-of-the-same. The phony post-Clinton 'left' (Wall Street, Pharma, oil, corrupt military investment etc etc etc) are manicuring and massaging him all day all night via every commercial media outlet as their new darling so they can hopefully continue get away with all the same, while hiding behind the issues of him being the first gay president (the same as they did with Obama as first black president). With Pete in the White House, nothing would change at all with any of the major issues. All you would have is an MSNBC/CNN that 'loves' him, masses entranced by his intelligence (which will seem like chocolate after orangeman, sure), and a right that hates him - it would be Obama all over again (and yes, I like Obama as a person blah blah) where nothing at all gets done, zero essential changes made. Citizens United would remain, there would be nothing close to a Glass Stegal, no single payer healthcare for all, no tuition-free colleges and trade schools. No attempt at taking on any of the monsters. Just platitudes and 'personality'. Bernie 2020.....OBVOIUSLY.

  28. Birdie Jeffers

    Birdie Jeffers

    27 dias atrás

    Let me just preface this by saying Seth is awesome, his show kicks ass & Major Pete has my vote 👍 But in more serious news: WTH is up with the Late Night IG acct!?! Link in bio for "Get Social With Late Night" on Instagram took me to an IG page for NBCTV. Ok, no big deal. Right? WRONG!!! The whole page has ONE post with ONE picture & that's of a parking lot!!! 🤨 What the Actual F***? IDK whether to roll my eyes or bust a gut laughing 🤣🤣🤣

  29. bruce C

    bruce C

    27 dias atrás

    Seth is the best 😘

  30. Robin Garrett

    Robin Garrett

    27 dias atrás

    Wait. Did he say by the power invested in me?

  31. Laura Anseeuw

    Laura Anseeuw

    27 dias atrás

    What a nice human being! Certanly and sadly not something americans will support, they like Dicks like trump, so they are really represented. But the idea!!!... is just too good to be true.

  32. Tinthia Clemant

    Tinthia Clemant

    28 dias atrás

    Imagine having a president again who can speak clearly and truthfully. Ahhhhhhhh.

  33. flaggerify


    28 dias atrás

    I didn’t know he was gay. No chance I fear of being elected.

    • flaggerify


      25 dias atrás

      LordHealey Yes but there are more black people than gay people. Also he’s pretty young and probably comes across as too learned for the dumb electorate.

    • LordHealey


      25 dias atrás

      People said the same thing that America would never elect a black man called Barack Hussein Obama

  34. L J

    L J

    28 dias atrás

    When I vote for someone, I look at their spouse, and watch how they interact. In 2016, there wasn’t much choice using this method. Emotional honesty, and genuine affection count for a lot.

  35. Evan Harris

    Evan Harris

    28 dias atrás

    Pete bores me to tears. Get yang on the show already.

  36. MyGoldenFro


    28 dias atrás

    LOL that totally did look like the set of Parks and Rec!

  37. David Manhart

    David Manhart

    28 dias atrás

    He passes the "would you have a beer with him" test.

  38. nicholas williams

    nicholas williams

    28 dias atrás

    Stop backing mayor Pete. He is a hotty but he needs to lose because he is a centrist, we need Bernie. There is a reason Pete wrote an essay about Bernie (a real progressive).

  39. Max Glocksine

    Max Glocksine

    28 dias atrás

  40. Pedro Moura

    Pedro Moura

    28 dias atrás

    Hey, look, one more President Pete interview, I mean Mayor Pete, for now... hehe #PeteforPresident2020

  41. JG


    28 dias atrás

    He looks like a mix of Trudeau and Macron 💗

  42. Brandon


    28 dias atrás

    Pete Buttiegieg should not have gone out of his way to smear Sanders supporters. That's a very large group of voters he just kicked to the curb. We need a president for all the American people, not just for some of the people. As such I can no longer consider him. Shame on your Pete Buttiegieg. Source:

  43. Survive Thsht

    Survive Thsht

    28 dias atrás

    Who cares who screws who. I swear people live their lives like a porn movie. Just stop hurting each other. That matters more.

  44. Julio Perez

    Julio Perez

    28 dias atrás

    I like this guy more for president the more I hear about him!

  45. James Harris

    James Harris

    28 dias atrás

    The way the audience applauded at seeing the picture caused a little lump in my throat. It gives me hope that one day just maybe we can all finally come together as not white or gay or a particular group but just fellow Americans. On that day America will truly be great again.

  46. marlonious


    29 dias atrás

    He's just a classy guy :)

  47. John Frankovich

    John Frankovich

    29 dias atrás

    Pete "The Savior" Buttigieg

  48. Mike Maven

    Mike Maven

    29 dias atrás

    seth was uncomfortable...

  49. // osivot

    // osivot

    29 dias atrás

    I ain’t ever seen the dude

  50. MICHGO1


    29 dias atrás


  51. Albert May

    Albert May

    29 dias atrás

    Buttgig is Mr. Bean .

  52. Rishab Bramta

    Rishab Bramta

    29 dias atrás

    The picture of Mayor Pete and his husband Chasten on the stage was just beautiful.

  53. rjcass33


    29 dias atrás

    I’m really liking this guy.

  54. bill lazur

    bill lazur

    Mês atrás

    I wonder who these people are that give the thumbs down? I feel sorry for them

  55. professormancaptain


    Mês atrás

    1. Seth's joke about the mayors office was great. B. I quite like this Pete fellow.

    • Sean Knutson

      Sean Knutson

      28 dias atrás

      III. Your list formatting is inconsistent. 😉

  56. Tyler Robertson

    Tyler Robertson

    Mês atrás

    He reminds me of kennedy. not very substantive, but young and charming. he’s not my favorite but he’s got a good shot, i think

  57. Johann Popper

    Johann Popper

    Mês atrás

    Democratic Party policy is literally merely saying the opposite of there being a massive humanitarian border crisis vis-a-vis extremely harmful drug addiction and brain damage and overdose death and undercutting of jobs for poor Americans and massive displacement and dispossession of Latin & South Americans, will make the problem magically go away. Buttigieg sits there and accuses the one man who is trying to do something positive to solve the problem of doing what his own party is, in fact, doing. This is the height of untruth, and each and every one of you who are fixated on this man's sexuality and inspiring candidacy are simply choosing not to look at reality.

  58. Linda Thalman

    Linda Thalman

    Mês atrás

    Pete and Ellen for President - co-presidents. What fun would that be?

  59. Mauricio Carrillo

    Mauricio Carrillo

    Mês atrás

    So excited for him to be president

  60. Rock Hash

    Rock Hash

    Mês atrás

    Bernie 2020!

  61. EMS


    Mês atrás

    1:34 - yech.

  62. Pundit2k


    Mês atrás

    Trump 2020 Pete 2024

  63. 22grena


    Mês atrás

    This person has been selected by the globalists to be their next puppet. Never vote for the oligarchs man. Listen to E Michael Jones he will put you straight

  64. simon leaf2

    simon leaf2

    Mês atrás

    Mayor Pete, a big hello from England! You are going to be a great President!

  65. Henry Mv

    Henry Mv

    Mês atrás

    He can have a fucking interview whitout people asking for being gay!!!!!

  66. rennatdm


    Mês atrás

    Seth Meyers simply loves peter.

  67. Be the Change

    Be the Change

    Mês atrás

    Pete may be likeable but don't trust him for a milisecond. He had a private meeting with Neera Tanden (harpie scum) to figure out how to poison Bernie to the public. He is Obama 2.0. Why won't people realize that it was Clinton AND Obama that paved the way for Trump. If we are going to change things, PLEASE, let's NOT go backwards. BTW, you likely know this, but buddy Pete was opposed to Obama's pardon of Chelsea Manning. Disgusting!!

  68. Jonathan Moore

    Jonathan Moore

    Mês atrás

    i think more equal then most.. i just don't understand why he needs the drive of his campaign to be that he is a sexual homosapien being! i don't know if people got what homosexual means..? i mean we are all sexual but the purpose of life is for life.. and that is for self so people is he for you or for his cause..? which is how most campaign go. and then where does a future go?

  69. TheQueenLycan


    Mês atrás

    Another corporate shill the establishment shat out using the most shitty of tactics: identity politics. He's young, he's gay, and spouts sanctimonious platitudes. I urge you all to look into his policy positions and what has happened in his city since he's been mayor. If a candidate isn't pushing their policies from the gate and relying almost entirely on"likeability", they have something to hide. Establishment politics 101 here, folks.

  70. Ida  Seitter

    Ida Seitter

    Mês atrás

    I was a congressman when you were writing essays about ME 😂 😂... love Bernie but his time has passed, his message has been adopted by the next generation (which I thought was the point)-- Buttigieg/ Harris 2020 ❤️

  71. Joshua Rodriguez

    Joshua Rodriguez

    Mês atrás

    Hes what america is and CAN BE. People like him are who the average american person admires NOT TRUMP. It's time we remind the world of our values.

  72. bellamoon


    Mês atrás

    Pete, the GOP have no values for Trump to beckon to.

  73. Linda R

    Linda R

    Mês atrás

    I think he's great, ✌but I'm scared that an America that voted for Trump isn't ready for him. I hope some people see how horrible Trump is in general and use that to change their minds....

  74. God Father

    God Father

    Mês atrás

    Just trying to buy the gay votes like kamala buying the black votes.

  75. Brendan Bergmann

    Brendan Bergmann

    Mês atrás

    This guy went from being unknown to me, to being in my top 3 candidates for 2020

  76. Elena Eisenhardt

    Elena Eisenhardt

    Mês atrás

    He‘s great ♥️

  77. tbrag


    Mês atrás

    People can change, sometimes to the worst. His essay on Bernie Sanders was a really nice statement for an 18-year-old. Now, he's part of the 'Stop Sanders' DNC Team, according to the NY Times. What happened? No issue with him running for office, but accepting to join meetings to take down one of your political idols shows that he might not be fit for such a grand job. We had many 'nice' people taking high office and getting corrupted in the process. Changing mind about policies and values is fine, but I'm looking for someone that has and will remain firm to their principles. So it's Warren or Sanders for me.

    • bruce C

      bruce C

      29 dias atrás

      tbrag ... 👊🏽

  78. MrSwj2009 ____

    MrSwj2009 ____

    Mês atrás

    Read the New York Times article about Mayor Pete meeting with Dem establishment bigwigs -- Pelosi, Shumer and Neera Tanden -- to strategize on how to stop Bernie Sanders from taking over the nomination. So Mayor Pete is a back-stabber. Who would of thought. :/

    • bruce C

      bruce C

      29 dias atrás

      'back-stabber', NAH ! .... a 'team player' .... just on the wrong team 😠

    • Blackdogsmatter


      Mês atrás

      Strategize?...they’d just rig it like Hillary did.

  79. demah19961


    Mês atrás

    I’m sorry but this guy is a fake progressive.. the fact that he’s campaigning as a progressive is just hypocritical..

  80. Jeremy Dale

    Jeremy Dale

    Mês atrás

    All this fawning over this guy in the comment section is enough to make me gag. It looks like what ever was responsible for getting Trudeau elected in Canada is coming to America next.

  81. R. Ben Bahry

    R. Ben Bahry

    Mês atrás

    If Americans didn't elect you come to my country. I'll vote for you

    • Jeremy Dale

      Jeremy Dale

      Mês atrás

      You can have him.

  82. Luke Devine

    Luke Devine

    Mês atrás

    We stan.

  83. Dale Holmgren

    Dale Holmgren

    Mês atrás

    Before this is removed, please check out - the surname Buttigieg literally means "Lord of the Chickens". I am not making this up:

  84. cytherians


    Mês atrás

    Response to Sanders: "You've been at this for decades. I think it's time for a new generation to take it on."

  85. Speider


    Mês atrás

    How do you pronounce Buttigieg?

    • khadijah ;

      khadijah ;

      Mês atrás

      Boot edge edge

    • Jeremy Dale

      Jeremy Dale

      Mês atrás

      Booty Judge I think...

  86. Jeffrey Paul

    Jeffrey Paul

    Mês atrás

    Better than Trump, but people won't get behind a gay, homicidal (government trained) war criminal. War is wrong. I like Bernie, he is against war, booty-gig profited from murder of innocents.

  87. Connor Jensen

    Connor Jensen

    Mês atrás

    Not one policy-related question. Just focus on these cute little stories and ignore the fact he's a corporate sellout just like the rest of the establishment candidates.

    • Bryan MacDonald

      Bryan MacDonald

      Mês atrás

      Haha bingo at least you looked through the facade

  88. Antonius Britannia

    Antonius Britannia

    Mês atrás

    Pete Buttigieg 2020

  89. peter baxter

    peter baxter

    Mês atrás

    Washington will chew him up and spit him out in little pieces.

    • Jeremy Dale

      Jeremy Dale

      Mês atrás

      Yes it will.

  90. bluejedi24


    Mês atrás

    This guy is so smart, so kind, so genuine. Would make a great president.

  91. Steve Dawson

    Steve Dawson

    Mês atrás

    I heart this boi.

  92. Matt Erbst

    Matt Erbst

    Mês atrás

    This guy is just this month's establishment pick to sap votes from Bernie Sanders so they can use superdelegates to steal the primary from him again in the 2nd ballot if he gets under 50%. Also Pete butt judge is advocating for compulsory conscription to millitary service.

  93. Policies Matter!

    Policies Matter!

    Mês atrás / highly recommended watching these two videos.

  94. Policies Matter!

    Policies Matter!

    Mês atrás

    Pete is just a corporate dem hidden as a progressive.

    • Policies Matter!

      Policies Matter!

      Mês atrás

      He doesn’t support medicare for all, college for all or pulling out of all the wars we have been in for 20 years. He’s just like Beto O’Dork or John Hickenlooper.

  95. MadDog 1980

    MadDog 1980

    Mês atrás

    Go Pete!!!!!

  96. Gmail Account

    Gmail Account

    Mês atrás

    everyone should check out the story where someone in South Bend who only spoke Arabic went to the hospital and Pete came and acted as a translator

  97. Sharman Galloway

    Sharman Galloway

    Mês atrás

    His little laugh ar 4:12 was so charming and contagious. Funny,charming,caring and smart as a whip,what a breath of fresh air..the anti Trump.

  98. Tom Groebe

    Tom Groebe

    Mês atrás

  99. Michele Kett

    Michele Kett

    Mês atrás

    Bernie and Pete, what a combo. Wisdom experience, all that Bernie brings and youth, sexual diversity, intelligence and openness from both of them.

  100. Brooke McElhaney

    Brooke McElhaney

    Mês atrás


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