Three top officials who served under former President Barack Obama endorsed 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg for president, noticeably skipping over former Vice President Joe Biden.

Buttigieg received endorsements from Linda Douglass, former director of communications for Obama’s White House Office of Health Reform, Austan Goolsbee, former senior economic advisor on Obama’s 2008 campaign who also served as chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, and Reggie Love, who served as a special assistant and personal aide to Obama, Fox News reports.

The endorsements from these Obama officials could provide much-needed support for the 2020 presidential candidate as he struggles to gain votes from black voters.



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