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Gabbard Claims she Rejected RFK's Vice-Presidency
By Video @ 5:55 PM :: 1389 Views :: Republican Party, Tulsi Gabbard

DM: Tulsi Gabbard confirms she turned down RFK Jr's offer to be his running mate, but admits she is still willing to serve if Trump asks | Daily Mail Online

Tulsi for VP? One Down, One to Go

Borreca: … Gabbard has been repeatedly mentioned as a candidate for U.S. vice president by both Republican Donald Trump and maverick Democrat Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

Half of that political speculation ended last week as Kennedy named attorney and tech entrepreneur Nicole Shanahan as his running mate.

Early in her congressional career, Gabbard got her toe in CNN’s “Situation Room” by blasting then-President Barack Obama after a man killed 49 at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., with Donald Trump reigniting a political debate, demanding that Obama call it “radical Islamic terrorism.”

Gabbard added to Trump’s rhetoric by joining his demands that Obama brand it Islamic terrorism.

The controversy had a short life, but it showed that Gabbard was a Hawaii politician who could follow the public moods of the moment….

When the House of Representatives voted to impeach President Trump in December 2019, it was Gabbard who voted “present,” saying, “I could not in good conscience vote against impeachment because I believe President Trump is guilty of wrongdoing. I could not in good conscience vote for impeachment because removal of a sitting president must not be the culmination of a partisan process, fueled by tribal animosities that have so gravely divided our country.”

She also showed a contrarian strain in 2016 by endorsing Bernie Sanders for president over Hillary Clinton.

But all that was eclipsed by Gabbard’s new dalliance, a possible run for vice president on the GOP ticket with Donald Trump.

The thing about political speculation compared to political accomplishments, however, is that when the speculation fades, there’s nothing left. …

The question for the former congresswoman is if there are any accomplishments to measure. …

read … On Politics: Tulsi emerges in VP talk, but what has she achieved?

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