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US: Democrat Tulsi Gabbard will run for office in 2020

ANI  |  Washington D.C. [USA] 

US for from Democrat Party, on Friday said that she will run for in 2020.

The Democrat said, "I have decided to run and will be making a formal announcement within the next week," on CNN's "The Van Jones Show" during an interview which is scheduled to air at 7 pm Saturday (local time).

is an Iraq War veteran and is currently serving on the She is also the first American Samoan as well as the first Hindu member of

Outlining health care access, criminal justice reform and climate change as key platform issues, the Democrat said, "There are a lot of reasons for me to make this decision. There are a lot of challenges that are facing the American people that I'm concerned about and that I want to help solve."

Talking about more priorities, said, "There is one main issue that is central to the rest, and that is the issue of war and peace. I look forward to being able to get into this and to talk about it in depth when we make our announcement."

The for Bernie Sanders in 2016, is a top to Gabbard and will also be the for her, Batrice confirmed.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, January 12 2019. 09:00 IST
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