Tulsi Gabbard, First Hindu in US Congress, to Run for Presidency in 2020

Tulsi Gabbard, First Hindu in US Congress, to Run for Presidency in 2020

Washington: Democratic congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard, an Iraq war veteran who met dictator Bashar al-Assad in Syria during that country's devastating civil war, said Friday that she is launching a US presidential bid. "I have decided to run and will be making a formal announcement within the next week", Gabbard told CNN. If elected, the 37-year-old lawmaker would be the youngest president in US history. She is the first Hindu member of Congress and its first Samoan American.

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