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Reaction to Buttigieg's cabinet swearing in

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Members of the gay community in Indianapolis reacted emotionally as Pete Buttigieg was sworn in to the cabinet. (Feb. 3)

Video Transcript

PETE BUTTIGIEG: I, Peter Buttigieg.

KAMALA HARRIS: Do solemnly swear.

PETE BUTTIGIEG: Do solemnly swear.

KAMALA HARRIS: That I will support and defend.

PETE BUTTIGIEG: That I will support and defend.

KAMALA HARRIS: The Constitution of the United States.

PETE BUTTIGIEG: The Constitution of the United States.

CHRIS HANDBERG: A part of our community. Someone that knows the struggles, someone that has had to come out and had to hide themselves and done all of the internal debates and code-switching that we do is running for president, and now to have him as the first confirmed openly LGBTQ person on the cabinet, it really makes us-- it makes me feel, it makes many in our community feel a level of acceptance that we've never felt before.