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Politics Hillary Clinton backs out of DC event also set to include Tulsi Gabbard, Kirstjen Nielsen: report

09:50  19 october  2019
09:50  19 october  2019 Source:   foxnews.com

Running for president, Gabbard faces challenge in Hawaii

  Running for president, Gabbard faces challenge in Hawaii State Sen. Kai Kahele, a fellow Democrat, is running for the presidential candidate's U.S. House seat.HONOLULU — As Rep. Tulsi Gabbard travels throughout Iowa and New Hampshire trying to kickstart her Democratic presidential bid, she is facing a serious challenge back home in Hawaii for her U.S. House seat.

Hillary Clinton has reportedly backed out of an event due to former DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen 's participation. Clinton and Nielsen were both slated to deliver a speech at the event in Washington, D . C ., but the former first lady canceled her planned appearance because of scheduling issues, her

Hillary Clinton Backs Out of Fortune Event Co-Starring Kirstjen Nielsen . Hillary Clinton was set to speak at the summit, too. On Friday, however, she removed herself from the event , citing a scheduling conflict. Tulsi Gabbard .

Hillary Clinton has backed out of a Friday appearance at an event also scheduled to include Democratic presidential candidateTulsi Gabbard, among other guests, according to a report.

Tulsi Gabbard wearing a purple shirt: Hillary Clinton speculates that Russia is grooming one of the Democratic presidential candidates to run as a spoiler third-party candidate; reaction and analysis on 'The Five.'© FoxNews.com Hillary Clinton speculates that Russia is grooming one of the Democratic presidential candidates to run as a spoiler third-party candidate; reaction and analysis on 'The Five.'

Word of Clinton's removal from the bill of Fortune magazine’s Most Powerful Women Summit came Thursday, the same day the former secretary of state sparked a clash by accusing Gabbard of being groomed by Russia to run as a third-party candidate for president in 2020.

Hillary Clinton implies Gabbard is favored by Russia

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Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard ( D -Hawaii) has accused Hillary Clinton of being behind a ‘concerted campaign’ to destroy her reputation and challenged Thank you Hillary Clinton ,” Gabbard tweeted on Friday afternoon. “You, the queen of warmongers, embodiment of corruption, and personification of

Hillary Clinton has hinted that, of the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates, Tulsi Gabbard is "the favorite of the Clinton stopped short of mentioning Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard by name during an Senators Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris and Amy Klobuchar enjoy broader backing than the

The Hawaii congresswoman and combat veteran fired back in a scathing series of tweets later Thursday, challenging Clinton not to “hide behind your proxies” and join the presidential race "directly."

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Slate.com reported that Clinton removed herself from the three-day summit due to a scheduling conflict. An unnamed source told the publication that Clinton decided not to participate in an act of protest against former Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, who was also scheduled to speak.

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Representative Tulsi Gabbard at a campaign event last week in New In response, Ms. Gabbard lashed out late in the afternoon with an extraordinary series of tweets in which Mrs. Clinton made her initial allegation on a podcast hosted by David Plouffe, a former aide to President Barack Obama.

Former secretary of state said in a podcast that the Hawaii congresswoman ‘is a favorite of the Russians’.

Nielsen, who resigned in April, oversaw the Trump administration’s controversial “zero tolerance” immigration policy, which resulted in the separation of thousands of migrant children from their families at the border. The policy was later rescinded.

More than 51,000 people signed a petition asking Fortune to pull Nielsen from the summit’s roster, Slate also reported. About 100 speakers were still scheduled to attend the summit as of Friday evening.

Gabbard and lawyer Anita Hill are among the more high-profile scheduled speakers, on a list that also includes business executives, journalists, scholars and some elected officials. (Hill became a household name in 1991 when she accused Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas, who had been her supervisor at the U.S. Department of Education and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, of sexual harassment.)

In her remarks Thursday on “Campaign HQ,” a podcast hosted by former President Obama aide David Plouffe, Clinton did not mention Gabbard by name, though Plouffe ended the podcast by noting Clinton’s “belief that Tulsi Gabbard is going to be a third-party candidate propped up by Trump and the Russians.”

Gabbard fundraises off Clinton attack: 'I challenge her' to 'face me directly'

  Gabbard fundraises off Clinton attack: 'I challenge her' to 'face me directly' Rep. Tulsi Gabbard is asking supporters to donate to her presidential campaign and calling on Hillary Clinton to "face her directly" in the 2020 Democratic primary. "Hillary Clinton accused Tulsi Gabbard — a combat veteran, soldier and Major in the Army National Guard — of being 'groomed' to be a 'Russian asset,'" reads a fundraising email sent by Gabbard's campaign on Saturday."Tulsi fights back and demands Hillary join the race and face her directly.

Hillary Clinton has hinted that, of the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates, Tulsi Gabbard is "the favorite of the Clinton stopped short of mentioning congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard by name during an Senators Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris and Amy Klobuchar enjoy broader backing than the

Tulsi Gabbard blasted Hillary Clinton Friday — calling the former first lady “the queen of warmongers” after Clinton implied the Russians were “grooming” the Hawaii congresswoman as an asset. “Thank you @ HillaryClinton ,” tweeted Gabbard , who is vying to win the Democratic primary.

Clinton also singled out 2016 Democratic candidate Jill Stein, accusing her of being a Russian asset. The former first lady, whom Donald Trump defeated for the presidency in 2016, has recently been promoting a book co-authored with her daughter, Chelsea Clinton.

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Gabbard has faced criticism from several other fellow Democrats, who have accused her of being a "puppet for the Russian government." The former Army National Guard major, who served in Iraq, has repeatedly defended her antiwar, anti-interventionist beliefs, which have led to some comparisons between her and President Trump.

At Tuesday's fourth Democratic debate in Ohio, Gabbard relentlessly slammed CNN, which was broadcasting the event live, and The New York Times, calling them "completely despicable" for news coverage that has raised questions about whether she is a "Russian asset and an Assad apologist," a reference to the leader of Syria.

Gabbard drops congressional race to focus on presidential .
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard says she will focus on her White House bid and not run for reelection to her congressional seat. The congresswoman from Hawaii made the announcement early Friday. © AP Photo/Charles Krupa Democratic presidential candidate U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, listens to a question during a campaign stop in Londonderry, N.H., Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019. While lagging behind in a crowded Democratic presidential field, Gabbard has gotten renewed attention lately after a heated argument with former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.

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