nearvideo trump defends Tulsi Gabbard in the midst of Hillary Clinton’s accusation
Tensions arise between Clinton and Gabbard; Ellison Barber reports.
Presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard on Monday suggested that a “face-to-face” with Hillary Clinton condemned an appropriate next step, as legislators from across the political spectrum, including President Trump and sen Bernie Sanders, Clinton, the unfounded presumption that the Congressman is a secret Russian capital.
Talking with reporters at an Iowa coffee shop, Gabbard, D-Hawaii, complained that Clinton had pulled out of a scheduled appearance at Fortune’s powerful to speak the most women of the summit, where Gabbard is set. Clinton said, was abandoned to avoid the summit, appears with former Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen.
“Well, you had something to say about me, and I would have very much like the conversation directly, face-to-face with her,” said Gabbard.
Earlier Monday, Sanders, I-Vt., fellow presidential candidate Andrew Yang, Marianne Williamson, and Beto O’rourke in the defense Gabbard joined.
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“Tulsi Gabbard has to defend your life on the line, the country,” Sanders tweeted, referring to Gabbard’s operations abroad. “People can be of different view, on the issues, but it is outrageous to recommend for anyone that Tulsi foreign capital.”
Asked for her reaction to Sanders’ comment, Gabbard said only, “Thank you for speaking the truth.”
Gabbard said, you haven’t talked to Sanders since last week’s presidential primary debate.
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In addition to the suggesting, Gabbard was a “Russian ” asset” in an interview, Clinton asserted, without evidence, that the Russians are “to maintain the third-party candidate” spoiler in the 2020 race. Clinton suggested that Gabbard was the “darling of the Russians.”
But, Gabbard, repeatedly told reporters on Monday that they would commit to vote for the Democrats”, the potential candidate, and would not run as a third party candidate.
The former Secretary of state and 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has made the unsubstantiated claim that Tulsi Gabbard is a “Russian asset.”
(REUTERS/Joshua Roberts, file)
“I have already said that many times,” said Gabbard, when asked whether they would stay with the Democrats instead of mounting a third bid.
Gabbard acknowledged that they had met with trump, when he was President-elect, to discuss foreign policy, but insisted that discussions were on a possible role in his government. Gabbard also said that she had, as Trump spoke about the foreign policy.
“I was never offered a job,” said Gabbard. This was not what is. I was asked if I wanted to go and talk with the President-elect on foreign policy., and this is what I’ve done.”
Also Monday, the trombone sound a note of empathy for Gabbard said, he had a certain familiarity with accused Russian cooperation, without any evidence.
“I said, wait a minute, it made me wish two-and-a-half years, I, [Clinton] would have said that sooner, because people… have realized, she’s crazy. She’s crazy,” the President Fox News’ Sean Hannity said.
“Are you accusing all of them, a Russian agent,” Trump told reporters, referring to Clinton. “She is not a Russian agent. These people are sick. There is something wrong with you.”
Trump added that he thought Clinton’s substance-free accusations would help against Gabbard, ultimately, his own political chances in the year 2020.
Gabbard has alleged that Clinton was targeting you, because Gabbard ended their term of office as Vice-Chairman of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) in 2016, stop and throw their support behind Sanders. At the time, Gabbard accused party leaders stifled their freedom of speech and unfairly tip the scales in favor of the Clinton presidential campaign.
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“People have warned me, in 2016, that is my recommendation from Bernie Sanders would be the end of my political career” — they said Clinton would never forget,” said Gabbard posted a video on Twitter on Sunday”, that you and your rich and powerful friends-your allies in politics and the media — sure they are destroyed.”
According to a Clinton spokesman all but confirmed, Clinton referred particularly to Gabbard as a “Russian enrichment”, Gabbard fired back that Clinton was “Queen of the warmongers, the embodiment of corruption, and the personification of the red, that has disgusted the democratic party!”
Fox News’ Kelly Phares in Grinnell, Iowa, contributed to this report.