She is on the populist left in the Democratic Party and supported Bernie Sanders, the maverick progressive senator, for the party's nomination in 2016. She said she sat down with Assad in an attempt to end the civil war in Syria.
Soon after Trump was elected in 2016, Gabbard met him amid rumours that she may be offered a job in his administration. By the middle of her second term, she was getting asked if she might one day run for president.
She made waves recently for saying in a tweet that President Trump is "Saudi Arabia's bitch" for announcing the US will stand with Saudi Arabia, regardless of any intelligence community assessment on Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's involvement in the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi.
The congresswoman then endorsed Sanders for president, becoming one of the few members of Congress to do so.
Gabbard, who converted to Hinduism early in her life, is highly popular among Indian-Americans. Her participation in the race will raise the profile of some important issues, for which libertarians should be glad.
Gabbard was deployed to Iraq in 2005, and she maintains her role as a member of the Hawaii National Guard.
Thus far only former Maryland Rep. John Delaney has mounted an official presidential bid. "I'm seriously thinking of how I can best be of service to our country", she toldConcord Monitor News reporter Paul Steinhauser before meeting with Rockingham County Democrats.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and his sister Kim Yo-jong (red-dotted) wave aboard a train to Beijing on Monday. Later Tuesday, Xi gave a grand banquet for Kim, his wife Ri Sol Ju and other visiting North Korean officials.
Back when he was on Bruce Arians' staff in Arizona in 2013, he felt two pops in his chest , his vision blurred, and he went numb. Interim head coach and defensive coordinator Gregg Williams was relieved of his duties, according to ESPN .
If Pace releases his kicker this offseason, it will cost the Bears just under $5.2 million, according to Spotrac . The result was a missed field goal ( watch here ), and poor Parkey getting booed off the field by Eagles fans.
The talks were scheduled to be held in Beijing from Monday to Tuesday, but were prolonged to Wednesday. -China trade dispute. The paper said in an editorial that the dispute harms both countries and disrupts the global trade order and supply chains.
Lindsey Graham he would allow special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation to continue unabated, Graham said Wednesday. Barr has a confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee next week and could be confirmed within weeks.
Surachate Hakparn said that Alqunun's father and brother arrived together in Bangkok on Tuesday but Alqunun refused to meet them. The Saudi embassy at the time issued a statement referring to the case as a "family" matter .
A Phoenix police spokesman said that "the matter is now under investigation" but declined to give any further details of the case. A spokesperson for Hacienda HealthCare did not immediately return Fox News' request for comment Tuesday.
The proposed Citizenship Bill seeks to provide Indian citizenship to non-Muslims from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan. In Nagaland, the cabinet of the NDPP-BJP alliance government has made a decision to ask the Centre to reconsider the bill.
The Raptors are committing much less money than that, securing McCaw to a one-year veteran's league-minimum deal worth $786,000 . McCaw cleared waivers on Wednesday after being released by the Cleveland Cavaliers earlier this week.
Some sleet and freezing rain will arrive Friday morning in Missouri, with snow starting to fall by midday. Across the country's midsection, 40 million people are under a winter storm advisory, watch or warning.
Despite an offer from the Green Bay Packers , Fangio stuck around with the Chicago Bears for one more season. Fangio has turned Bears" defense into a ferocious unit, one that has echoed the legendary "85 Bears squad.
Buccaneers Sign Bruce Arians to Four-Year Deal
In a press conference, General Manager Jason Licht said a new coach would have the opportunity to bring his own staff on board. He's only 193 yards shy of replacing Vinny Testaverde (14,820 yards, 1987-92) as the club's all-time passing leader.
Adam Gase Hired as Head Coach of the NY Jets
It turns out he'll remain in the AFC East, and face the Dolphins twice every regular season as a rival head coach. It didn't matter that he apparently didn't get along with star quarterback Aaron Rogers in recent years.
Nishikori, Pliskova crowned Brisbane International champions
The 29-year-old is vying for his first title since the Memphis Open in February 2016. 9 won five games in a row to seal the win. There were quarter-final wins for Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Daniil Medvedev at the Brisbane International on Friday.