Tag Archives: Tulsi Gabbard

Gabbard Hits Dems For Fundraising On Impeachment

The Hill reports: Presidential hopeful Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) called out her Democratic opponents for fundraising off of impeachment on Monday, accusing them of undermining the credibility of the inquiry. Democrats have used to the issue to shore up fundraising support from donors after Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced on Tuesday that the House would launch a formal impeachment inquiry …

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Gabbard Sees No “Compelling Case” For Impeachment

The Rising reports: Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) said Wednesday that the partial transcript of President Trump’s call with Ukraine’s president released by the Trump administration doesn’t show a “compelling” case for impeachment. “Most people reading through that transcript are not going to find that extremely compelling cause to throw out a president that won an election in 2016,” the Democratic …

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Tulsi Gabbard Qualifies For Next Presidential Debate

Hawaii News Now reports: U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard has qualified for the next Democratic presidential debate in October after earning enough support in a new poll. In order to qualify, Gabbard needed donations from 130,000 people and to earn 2% support in four qualifying polls. For weeks, the Hawaii Congresswoman had been struggling with low poll numbers, but she met …

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Gabbard Resists Impeachment As “Terribly Divisive”

The Hill reports: Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) resisted calls for impeachment as more Democratic representatives are requesting inquiries begin. The Democratic presidential candidate told Fox News she will attend the House Speaker’s scheduled meeting Wednesday to discuss next steps, but impeachment would be “terribly divisive.” “I’ve been consistent in saying I believe that impeachment at this juncture would be terribly …

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Gabbard: Trump Is “Pimping US Out” To Saudi Arabia

She’s really trying to get into the next debate: Democratic 2020 presidential candidate and US Army Reserve officer Rep. Tulsi Gabbard doubled down in her fierce criticism of President Donald Trump, blasting him for “pimping out” the US military to protect Saudi Arabia and adding: “We are not your prostitutes.” In a two-minute video posted on Twitter, the Hawaii Congresswoman …

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Gabbard To Trump: Don’t Make Us Saudi Arabia’s Bitch

Roll Call reports: Replying directly to Trump on Twitter, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) slammed the president for, in her view, seeking marching orders with regard to a potential strike against Iran following the attack on a Saudi oil plant. “Trump awaits instructions from his Saudi masters,” Gabbard wrote. “Having our country act as Saudi Arabia’s bitch is not ‘America First.’” …

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Gabbard: Impeachment Would Only Tear US Apart

The Hill reports: Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) said in a new interview that she opposes an effort by dozens of House Democrats for an impeachment inquiry into the president, saying it would cause further divisions within the U.S. In an interview on “Full Court Press with Greta Van Susteren,” the 2020 candidate for president took a firm stance against impeachment, …

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Gabbard Defends Support From Kremlin, Russian Trolls

The Atlantic reports: RT, the Kremlin-backed news agency, often highlights Gabbard’s campaign. The Russian embassy in South Africa has tweeted defensively about her, Russian bots have boosted her, and neo-Nazis bragged about helping her small-donor count so she could qualify for the first two debates. (She fell just a few polls short of qualifying for the September debate, but might …

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Tulsi Gabbard Rules Out Running As An Independent

CNN reports: Rep. Tulsi Gabbard said Thursday she will not run as an independent candidate if she fails to win the Democratic presidential nomination. “I will not,” the Hawaii Democrat told CNN’s Jim Sciutto on “Newsroom.” “No, I have ruled that out.” “I’m going to continue to focus on moving our campaign forward, continuing this grassroots campaign, continuing to deliver …

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Tulsi Gabbard Blasts DNC Over “Unfair” Debate Criteria

Talking Points Memo reports: Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) hit the Democratic National Committee (DNC) over its polling criteria for upcoming primary debates, asking it to “ensure transparency and fairness” in selecting the qualifying surveys. The campaign noted that Gabbard has exceeded 2 percent support in 26 national and early state polls, but said only two of those …

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Gabbard Reports For Two-Week National Guard Duty

CBS News reports: Tulsi Gabbard, Democrat from Hawaii and presidential candidate, will be taking a two-week absence from her campaign Monday to report for active duty with the Hawaiian Army National Guard in Indonesia, she said in an interview with CBSN’s Caitlin Huey-Burns. “I’m stepping off of the campaign trail for a couple of weeks and putting on my army …

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Gabbard Pummels Harris On AG Work Record [VIDEO]

The most talked about exchange from last night. Politico reports: The Hawaii congresswoman dug up a thick opposition file on Harris and dumped it on the debate stage. For several minutes, Gabbard detailed some unsavory accusations against Harris during her tenure as California state attorney general. Harris pushed back, but the unexpected assault left some bruises that other candidates are …

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Gabbard Files $50M “Censorship” Suit Against Google

The New York Times reports: Representative Tulsi Gabbard, the long-shot presidential candidate from Hawaii, said in a federal lawsuit that Google infringed on her free speech when it briefly suspended her campaign’s advertising account after the first Democratic debate in June. The lawsuit, filed on Thursday in a federal court in Los Angeles, is believed to be the first time …

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Gabbard Tears Into Kamala Harris: As A Soldier I Can Say She’s Not Qualified To Be Our Commander In Chief

“I think one of the things I’m most concerned with is, Kamala Harris is not qualified to serve as commander in chief, and I can say this from a personal perspective as a soldier. She’s got no background or experience in foreign policy, and she lacks the temperament that is necessary for a commander in chief. I’ve seen the cost …

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Right Wing Trolls Behind Online Dem Debate Poll Results

NBC News reports: Users from pro-Trump communities on 4chan and Reddit implored fellow members to vote for lower-polling candidates in online polls, specifically Tulsi Gabbard and Bill de Blasio, in the hours after Wednesday’s Democratic debate — a sign that digital manipulation efforts related to U.S. politics and elections remain very much alive. Users on 4chan’s anonymous far-right /pol/message board …

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Drudge Poll Names Gabbard As First Debate Winner

The Hill reports: The conservative Drudge Report’s instant poll shows Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) as the biggest winner of the first night of the Democratic presidential debates, with nearly 45 percent of the vote just after 8:00 a.m. Thursday morning. The unscientific online poll shows Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) at a distant second with 11.2 percent, followed by Rep. John …

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Gabbard Blasts Assange Arrest As Threat To Journalism

“What’s happening here is, unfortunately, it is some form of retaliation coming from the government saying, ‘Hey, this is what happens when you release information that we don’t want you to release.’ And I think that’s why this is such a dangerous and slippery slope, not only for journalists, not only for those in the media, but also for every …

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Tulsi Gabbard: I Never Supported Ex-Gay Torture And Reversed On LGBT Rights After Serving In Middle East

CNN reports: Presidential hopeful Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard sought to explain her shift away from advocating anti-gay policies in the early 2000s on Sunday, saying her time in the military caused her to “go through some soul-searching.” “I was raised in a very socially conservative home. My father is Catholic, he was a leading voice against gay marriage in Hawaii …

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Tulsi Gabbard Promotes Praise From Tucker Carlson

Mediaite reports: Aside from her low 2020 name-recognition, Gabbard is also loathed by many Democrats. That’s thanks to her questionable past position on gay marriage and brilliant decision in 2017 to go on an unsanctioned “fact finding” trip to visit mass murderer Bashar al-Assad in Syria — only to return with pro-regime talking points. It makes sense, then, that Gabbard …

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Tulsi Gabbard: Syrian Dictator Assad Is Not Our Enemy

The Daily Beast reports: Presidential hopeful Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) on Wednesday morning insisted to a stunned MSNBC’s Morning Joe that Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad is “not an enemy of the United States.” The Hawaii congresswoman dropped the shocking claim after dodging multiple questions on how she would describe the Syrian dictator’s relationship with the United States. “Assad is not …

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