The Democratic presidential candidate said that he trusts "the American people to make that decision for themselves."
University of South Carolina President Bob Caslen said gaps between civilians and members of the military breed misunderstandings and allow assumptions to take root.
"If you believe that God is watching as poison is being belched into the air of creation, and people are being harmed by it—countries are at risk of vanishing in low-lying areas—what do you suppose God thinks of that?" he asked the audience.
"Look if you think about it, white supremacy is the thing beneath the surface of American life that has come closest to ending American life," Buttigieg said on The Breakfast Club.
Most of the other Democratic candidates have released comparably ambitious climate change proposals, which include similar approaches as those Buttigieg is calling for.
All of the Democratic Party's top 2020 contenders would defeat President Donald Trump in the general election, according to a new poll.
By comparison, Joe Biden has run around 2,300 sponsored posts referencing Trump, according to Newsweek's analysis of Facebook's political ad archive.
"This is not an easy conversation for a lot of people who have, frankly, been brung up in a certain way and are struggling to get on to the right side of history," the openly gay presidential candidate told CNN.
"Also, this happened..." tweeted the Democratic presidential candidate and current mayor of South Bend, Indiana, where the fire took place.
The Democratic debates last week sounded like a fundraising telethon to support government handouts.
"The ultimate amplifier on this kind of hate is the bully pulpit of the White House," the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate said.
"If you agree with me, go to Joe3-0-3-3-0 and help me in this fight, thank you very much," Biden said during his closing statement.
"I'm not buying this storyline of 'progressives versus moderates.' I would remind you that the lesser of two socialists is still a socialist," Republican Senator John Kennedy told Fox News.
Blair Garner interviewed Buttigieg for roughly 20 minutes on Wednesday during the 2020 candidate's Nashville, Tennessee campaign stop. But now, the interview will not be aired.
"We've had a lot of challenges in this country, but the one that actually almost ended this country in the Civil War was white supremacy,"
The president railed into members of the "Squad' and said BS at his rally Wednesday night in Greenville.
Sgt. Ryan O'Neill, a white officer who shot and killed a black man suspected of breaking into cars, resigned from the South Bend Police Department on Monday.
Nearly every single 2020 Democratic presidential candidate condemned President Trump's "go back" tweet on Sunday.
Senator Kamala Harris of California also polled ahead of the president by one point, at 45 to 44 percent. But that lead falls within the poll's margin of error.
The fact Pete Buttigieg and Seth Moulton went on record with their experiences of PTSD and depression suggests Americans are becoming far more accepting of mental health issues.
"I've been complacent in the past," said out singer Casey Spooner of his 2020 presidential bid. "No more."
"Sir, racism is not going to help us get out of this," South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg said.
"National service can help us to form connections between very different kinds of Americans, as was my experience in the military," said Buttigieg.
A new poll shows South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg continued to receive zero support from black voters as he fell below five percent in overall support after last week's debates.
Some needed to prove themselves while others just needed to maintain their lead. Here's how every candidate ranked on night two of the first Democratic debates.
"America does not want to witness a food fight. They want to know how we're going to put food on the table," Kamala Harris said.
"For a party that associates with Christianity to say it is OK to suggest that God would smile on the division of families at the hands of federal agents, that God would condone putting children in cages, has lost all claim to ever use religion language again," he said.
Tonight's debate includes the majority of 2020 frontrunners along with some candidates (like Williamson and Yang) who present very alternative ideas of what the U.S. government should look like.
With so many candidates, it will be difficult to keep score in any traditional sense.