Chastain Buttigieg on Wednesday referred to as on Consultant Lauren Boibert (R-Colorado) to tweet lately about her help for Fathers of America regardless that she “attacked” her husband, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, when he was in hospital with their son final 12 months.
Chasten stated he and Buttigieg’s “two-month-old son was on a ventilator at Children’s Hospital when I attacked my husband for being with his family.”
Chastain was referring to Boebert’s Father’s Day tweet during which she stated “the role of a father is absolutely fundamental to the family and society at large,” earlier than providing a “cry of gratitude” to America’s Fathers.
Buttigieg was criticized by conservatives for taking greater than two months of parental depart final fall after welcoming new child twins whereas the nation was in a provide chain disaster.
Boebert has been among the many transport minister’s harshest critics, accusing him in a YouTube video in November of “not working” as a result of he was “trying to figure out how to feed his chest”.
“As he builds his image as a superhero father, the country around him is burning,” she stated.
Pete Buttigieg defended himself after the backlash, telling MSNBC “Deadline: The White House” he was obtainable across the clock to unravel issues.
“What’s really weird is that, you know, this is by the aisle side that has been claiming the mantle of being pro-family. What we have now is actually pro-family management,” Buttigieg stated final fall.
“I’m lucky to have the ability to expertise that as an worker, and to have the ability to be versatile to handle our newborns, which by the best way is figure. It’s a joyful job.
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