VIDEO: Gabbard announces why she’s taking two-week break from 2020 campaign

AUGUST 12, 2019

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As the most reliable and balanced news aggregation service on the internet, DML News App offers the following information published by Politico:

Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, a Democratic presidential candidate who serves in her state’s national guard, will step away from her White House campaign Monday to report for active duty, participating in a two-week joint training exercise mission in Indonesia.

“We’ll be doing a training exercise with the Indonesian military, focused on a few different things like counter-terrorism, humanitarian aid and disaster response, and joining my brothers and sisters from the Hawaii National Guard in doing so,” Gabbard told CBS News in an interview that aired Monday.

The article goes on to state the following:

Gabbard, a three-term lawmaker, served two tours in the Middle East with the Hawaii Army National Guard — in Iraq from 2004-2005 and in Kuwait from 2008-2009. She is a member of the House Armed Services Committee, and sat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee in the previous Congress.

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