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Politics Tulsi Gabbard softens tone after Clinton clash: 'What could be more patriotic than working together?'

16:42  21 october  2019
16:42  21 october  2019 Source:   washingtonexaminer.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.

Clinton stopped short of mentioning congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard by name during an appearance on the Campaign HQ With David Plouffe podcast released late Thursday. Gabbard called Clinton the "personification of the rot that has sickened the Democratic Party for so long."

Hillary Clinton waded into the Democratic primary on Friday by suggesting that Russia was backing Representative Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii for president and that Republicans were “grooming” her as a third-party candidate.

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Tulsi Gabbard sidestepped her clash with Hillary Clinton, striking a more conciliatory tone at a presidential forum in Iowa.

Tulsi Gabbard smiling for the camera© Provided by MediaDC: Washington Newspaper Publishing Company, Inc.

The Hawaii representative on Sunday warned of "increasingly divided times" defined by "hatred, divisiveness, and bigotry," "much of it coming" from President Trump.

"At times like these, I think it's so important for us to get back to our roots, to get back to our foundation, to really look at what binds us all together as Americans to defeat this darkness with light, to defeat this hate with love," Gabbard, 38, told Linn County Democrats in Cedar Rapids. "What could be more patriotic than working together, raising our voices to take our government back out of the hands of the rich and powerful in the special interest?"

Hillary Clinton implies Gabbard is favored by Russia

  Hillary Clinton implies Gabbard is favored by Russia Hillary Clinton appears to call Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard "the favorite of the Russians" in a recent interview.

After the Tulsi vs Clinton feud went viral, Clinton 's spokesman said she was talking about Republicans. Getty Tulsi Gabbard vs Hillary Clinton . It would be fascinating to see Hillary Clinton , Tulsi Gabbard , and Jill Stein on a stage together , while watching Bernie Sanders’ reactions.

Tulsi Gabbard is still listed as a Fellow of the Sanders Institute. But there’s no need to hire hackers and pump out fake news when Hillary Clinton is more than willing to do the legwork herself.

Gabbard's tenor contrasts with her pugnacious response to Clinton's claim Russia was "grooming her to be the third-party candidate" that spoils the 2020 election in favor of Trump.

"Great! Thank you @HillaryClinton. You, the queen of warmongers, embodiment of corruption, and personification of the rot that has sickened the Democratic Party for so long, have finally come out from behind the curtain," Gabbard tweeted last week.

Most of the other candidates who addressed the Linn County Democratic Party Hall of Fame Dinner took another approach to Gabbard, using their time to attack the current occupant of the White House.

Kamala Harris, repeating "justice was on the ballot," told the crowd the United States "had never achieved anything that has been about progress ... without a fight."

Tulsi Gabbard should take Hillary Clinton’s 'Russian asset' smear as a compliment

  Tulsi Gabbard should take Hillary Clinton’s 'Russian asset' smear as a compliment Hillary Clinton will go down in history as one of the worst presidential candidates of all time. So if the failed 2016 nominee is bashing one of the 2020 Democratic hopefuls, that’s a sign the candidate is actually doing something right. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); Clinton has a recurring theme of childishly decrying everything she doesn’t like as “Russian meddling.

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. Tulsi Gabbard calls Hillary Clinton the ‘embodiment of corruption’.

— Tulsi Gabbard (@ TulsiGabbard ) October 18, 2019. … powerful allies in the corporate media and war machine, afraid of the threat I pose. The wheels have been turning in the minds of many conservatives for the last three hours. What if she did run third-party? Could she steal enough votes

"We like a good fight. We know how to have a good fight. We are up for this fight," said the California senator, 55, adding Trump was "a walking indictment in a red tie."

Another former prosecutor running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar, said Trump didn't know the "difference between an America as good as its promise, and an America he can sell for a promise. "

Klobuchar, 59, also touted her debate performance in Westerville, Ohio, where she dropped the "Minnesota nice" and drew distinctions between herself and her rivals.

"We're suddenly seeing momentum all over Iowa, and all over the country," she said.

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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