Buttigieg to host June presidential town hall in Fresno

The South Bend, Ind. Mayor is headed to Fresno in June for a televised town hall with MSNBC.

South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg will be hold a televised town hall in Fresno, his campaign and MSNBC announced on-air Wednesday.

The town hall, hosted by MSNBC talker Chris Matthews, will be held on June 3 at 4 p.m. Pacific.


Matthews teased the announcement on Wednesday’s broadcast of his program.

“I don’t know why it’s Fresno, but it’s a long trip and it’s gonna be worth it,” Matthews said.

Lis Smith, Buttigieg’s communications director, slyly rebuked Matthews for the dig at Fresno, tweeting: “We embrace talking to folks everywhere – no matter where they are or where they consume their news.”

The Sun has reached out to Buttigieg’s campaign for more details on the town hall and will update this story.

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