A day after leaving the Democratic presidential race, Pete Buttigieg is planning to endorse Joe Biden for the nomination, The Hill is reporting.
Democratic moderates are consolidating around the former vice president as an alternative to current front-runner Bernie Sanders, the “democratic socialist” senator from Vermont. U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota withdrew from the race Monday and endorsed Biden.
Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, Ind., and the only gay candidate in the race, ended his campaign Sunday, saying he did not see a path to the nomination, but he did not immediately endorse any other candidate.
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