Pete Buttigieg on Soleimani Strike: ‘Taking Out a Bad Guy Is Not Necessarily a Good Idea’

Breitbart | 1/6/2020 | Staff
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Appearing Monday on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg criticized President Donald Trump for directing the deadly strike that killed Iran’s terror-military mastermind Qasem Soleimani, stating that “taking out a bad guy is not necessarily a good idea.”

A partial transcript is as follows:

MIKA - BRZEZINSKI - Mayor - Pete - Take

MIKA BRZEZINSKI: Mayor Pete, we’ll start with your take on the killing of Soleimani and what can and should be the way forward dealing with that fact that Iran has made it clear it will respond.

PETE BUTTIGIEG: There’s no question they’re going to respond. There are lots of questions about how, but we have some questions to ask of our own president. Look, there is no question that Soleimani had American blood on his hands, that he was a bad actor in the region, but if there is anything that we have learned in the last 20 years about the...
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