‘Come On!’: Buttigieg Tells Audience To Clap For Him In Awkward Video

The Daily Caller | 1/21/2020 | Staff
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Democratic 2020 candidate Pete Buttigieg had to instruct audience members to clap for him in an awkward moment on the campaign trail Tuesday.

Buttigieg asked audience members at an Iowa campaign event if he “can look to you to spread that sense of hope to those that you know?” The room went silent as the audience neither clapped nor applauded in response to Buttigieg’s question.

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“Come on!” Buttigieg said, motioning with his arms for the audience to cheer.


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The awkward moment immediately drew comparisons online to former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush’s much-mocked “please clap” gaffe during the 2016 Republican primary.

Bush’s plea to his...
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