Rep. Tulsi Gabbard announced Friday she will run for president in 2020, becoming the latest Democrat to enter what is shaping up to be a crowded primary field.
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard announced Friday she will run for president in 2020, becoming the latest Democrat to enter what is shaping up to be a crowded primary field.
Gabbard, an Army veteran who served in Iraq, has represented Hawaii in the House of Representatives since 2013. She sits on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, where she has staked out a position as one of the most vocal non-interventionists in Congress.
“There are a lot of reasons for me to make this decision,” Gabbard told CNN’s Van Jones during an interview set to air at 7 p.m. ET Saturday. “There are a lot of challenges that are facing the American people that I’m concerned about and that I want to help solve.”
„There is one main issue that is central to the rest, and that is the issue of war and peace,“ Gabbard added. „I look forward to being able to get into this and to talk about it in depth when we make our announcement.

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