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‘The View’co-hosts sings the praises of a Democrat Tulsi Gabbard for her voice in the trump suit charges.
To double, the democratic Republic of Tulsi Gabbard, Thursday on their decision to vote “present” on two articles of impeachment against President Trump, the eviction from the house on Wednesday.
The house voted, 230, 197 charges trump for abuse of power and 229 198 for the obstruction of Congress. Votes fell mostly along party lines, but Gabbard, 2020 presidential candidate, cast the only “present” vote on each article of impeachment.
Democratic presidential candidate U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, speaks to the Democrats gathered at the Spratt issues conference in Greenville, S. C., Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)
After the vote, the Hawaii Congressman, a long-winded explanation, that Trump “violated the public trust,” but the voters would be able to keep him in the duty, in the 2020 election.
“I could not in good conscience “no” against impeachment, because I believe that President Trump is guilty of misconduct,” she explains. “I could not in good conscience vote for the impeachment, because the removal of a President must not Land the culmination of a party to the process, nurtured by the tribal animosities that divided so severely our.”
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Their decision was widely criticized as non-binding. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, said that “not take a position one way or the other, on a day of such great consequence to this country, I think, is quite difficult.”
Gabbard took to Twitter to concentrate on their “present” votes as an “active protest” against the “zero-sum” game, that Democrats and Republicans “have caught on in America.”
“The policy should not be said to be a zero-sum game, but the tragic thing is, this is exactly what it has become, and it soiled the whole nature of our policy”, you are in a video. To do “the meaning of policy should be the maximum damage, in order to win your opponent only.”
She went on to say that her voice was “opting out of this zero sum game mentality and back to one of negotiation and compromise.”
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Gabbard has rose to prominence as an outsider in their party. A military veteran as a Army National Guard officer, she has blasted US foreign policy, while sporadic, the defense trump card. She has the Democratic presidential debate stage to attack California Sen. Kamala Harris, who has since dropped out of the race.
She got it back in a caustic public back-and-forth with Hillary Clinton, according to the 2016 candidate suggested-without evidence -that Russia, with Gabbard in the 2020 campaign.
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Gabbard, responded by calling Clinton “the Queen of the warmongers … and the personification of the red, that has the democratic party in disgust for so long.”
Fox News Louis Casiano and The Associated Press contributed to this report.