Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) said that former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton smeared her as a “Russian asset.”
Gabbard hit out at Clinton on Oct. 18 after Clinton said during an interview, without presenting any evidence, that Russia has “got their eye on somebody who is currently in the Democratic primary and are grooming her to be the third-party candidate.”
She later said that person, who was identified as Gabbard, is “a Russian asset,” along with Jill Stein, who ran for president in 2016 in the election that Clinton lost to President Donald Trump.
“Let me tell you what this is about: this is about Hillary Clinton sending a very strong message because I am and have long been calling for an end to our countrys foreign policy of waging one regime change war after the next, the likes of which weve seen in Iraq, and Libya, and ongoing in Syria, and because Im calling for an end to this new cold war and nuclear arms race, that I am a Russian asset and I am a traitor to the nation I love,” Gabbard, who served in the military, said during an appearance Friday night on Fox News “Tucker Carlson Tonight.”
“Not only are they saying that about me, they are basically sending this message out to every veteran in this country, every service member, every American … who is fighting for peace,” she added.
The reason Clinton tried smearing her as working with Russia, Gabbard alleged, is that the former secretary of state knows she cant “manipulate” the outsider candidate.
“The reason why shes doing this is ultimately she knows that she cant control me. ThaRead More – Source