MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg says Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and President Donald Trump are "stupendously different in very, very many respects" as he tried to smooth over an earlier comparison of the two politicians.
At a CNN town hall in New Hampshire on Monday night, Buttigieg noted that anti-establishment energy "can find its way in a number of very different political directions."
He says recent history shows that voters aren't just focused on "are you close to me on a left-right political spectrum." Rather, he said, they want to know: "Are you really going to profoundly change the system that we're living in?"
Sanders and Buttigieg are among the Democrats seeking the party's nomination to take on Trump in the 2020 election.
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