Buttigieg on Free College: It Doesn’t Make Sense to Have Working-Class Families ‘Subsidize’ the Kids of Billionaires

During Thursday’s presidential debate, 2020 presidential candidate South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D) expressed his opposition to universal free college by saying that while he supports free college for people who might face cost issues, it doesn’t make sense “to ask working-class families to subsidize even the children of billionaires.”