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U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg is getting roasted on social media after his husband complained about rent prices in Washington, D.C., claiming they couldn’t afford anything bigger than a one-bedroom apartment.

In an interview with The Washington Post, Buttigieg’s husband, Chasten Buttigieg, said their new Eastern Market digs are a far cry from the price of living in their old city of South Bend, Indiana, where Pete served as mayor from 2012 to 2020.

The article goes on to state the following:

“We couldn’t afford the one-bedroom-plus-den,” Chasten said. Instead, they’re renting an 800-square-foot, one-bedroom apartment, sans den, in a high-security building, where the rent for one-bedrooms now starts at $4,500 per month, The Post reported, adding that the rent is higher since the Buttigieges signed a lease last winter.


The report notes that Buttigieg is pulling in a salary is $221,400, while Chasten, a former middle school drama teacher, is currently unemployed.

The pair also purchased a home on Lake Michigan in Traverse City this year after selling their South Bend home.

One Twitter user shared a video, proving there are many options for less than $4,500 per month:

Abigail Marone, press secretary for Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) mocked Buttigieg, tweeting, “Imagine being so far removed from the real world that you complain about your $4,500/mo apartment not having a den.”

“Americans are struggling to afford basic necessities thanks to #bidenflation but poor Pete & Chasten don’t get a den in their high-end building. Boo hoo.”

“Buttigieg makes well over $200K, spends $4,500 on rent, and him & Chasten are complaining that the city is unaffordable? How is this not an Onion article,” she added.

“My roommate and I have a 2 bed/2 bath + den in the middle of the city and our rent costs nowhere near $4500 a month,” tweeted CBS News reporter Kathryn Watson.

Republican communicator Matt Whitlock tweeted, “It should concern everyone that a top administration official working on $5T government spending plans can’t figure out how to survive in Washington on $220K/year.”

Whitlock added, “Not only is Pete’s salary $220K, he and Chasten made a TON on books and podcast deals. Making over $500K/ year and complaining to the Post about DC (median income about $50K) being too expensive (while pushing policy to make it more expensive) is a LOOK.”

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13 COMMENTS

  1. Cry me a river snow flake. Guess what you& your buddy biden responsible for it going up & quess what it’s going to keep going up. How about you resign and move back to Indiana. No bodies feelings will be hurt. & you won’t get any sympathy from anyone but your liberal pals. Here’s a ide. Have your partner got a job. Plenty of restaurants are hiring

  2. Poor baby. Bless your little heart. If you check the net worth, Chasten Buttigieg is worth 8 million dollars. Cry about something else like your Libtard President causing inflation that’s hit the sky. 🙄🙄🙄

  3. Losers…Move to Los Angeles where all the degenerates are! You both belong in the city of Skid Row! No job, Chasten? Volunteer at the Homeless Shelters. The house wife that stays home and has Pete support you. 🥴 Don’t come back to Indiana! No one wants you here! 😂😂😂

  4. Why is DC now more like a daytime soap, than the daytime soaps are. Is this a hollywood script playing out? if so when do the rangers drop in and rescue pete and his bum chum. And then pete falls in love with AOC and has her babies while his chum runs off with the captain that lied about the real presidents Ukraine phone call.

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