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Fox News to host town hall with Pete Buttigieg in May

Pete Buttigieg speaking
South Bend, Ind. Mayor and 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg. Photo: Scott Eisen/Getty Images

Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, and 2020 presidential candidate, will attend a town hall hosted by Fox News on May 19, the third Democratic contender to appear on the network that has a majority of conservative viewers, The Daily Beast reports.

Backdrop: The DNC has banned Fox News from hosting any upcoming presidential debates. The organization told Axios last week it still believes the network is ill-equipped to be objective toward Democratic candidates when up against President Trump.

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