Tulsi Gabbard, first Hindu in US Congress, to run for President in 2020
New York: Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu elected to the US Congress, will seek the 2020 Democratic nomination for President. Gabbard announced that she will be running for president, here on Friday.
It is to be mentioned that Gabbard is an American politician who is currently serving as the U.S. representative for Hawaii’s 2nd congressional district since 2013.
In Gabbard’s earlier interview, she said, “I have decided to run and will be making a formal announcement within the next week.”
She further said “There is one main issue that is central to the rest, and that is the issue of war and peace.”
Gabbard a 37-years-old, who is currently serving as a member of the Democratic Party, has also held the office as a Vice Chairman of the Democratic National Committee until February 28, 2016. After which she resigned to endorse Senator Bernie Sanders for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination.
Elected in 2012, she is the first Samoan American member and the first Hindu member of the United States Congress.