ATLANTA ― Former Ohio state Sen. Nina Turner, a co-chair and top surrogate for ’ 2020 Democratic presidential campaign, tore into South Bend, Indiana, Mayor during a fundraiser for Sanders downtown on Tuesday.
Turner, who is Black, did not name the 37-year-old Democratic presidential hopeful at the fundraiser, but it was clear whom she was referring to. In her speech, she criticized Buttigieg for not being able to “take care of the needs of Black folks in your own city” let alone the entire country.
Turner later told HuffPost that her comments about Buttigieg were made on her behalf and not the Sanders campaign. The 78-year-old Vermont senator has been reluctant to go after his fellow Democratic candidates on the