Tulsi Gabbard’s Claim Trump Supports Al-Qaeda Is Core of Her 2020 Campaign

Breitbart | 8/1/2019 | Edwin Mora
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U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) has repeatedly accused President Donald Trump of backing al-Qaeda, including during Wednesday’s Democrat debate.

Gabbard is one of several candidates vying for the Democrat nomination to run against Trump in the 2020 presidential election.

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Echoing some of her previous comments during Wednesday’s debate on CNN, the Hawaii Democrat, who served in the Iraq war, declared:

The problem is that this current president is continuing to betray us. We were supposed to be going after al-Qaeda. But over years now, not only have we not gone after al-Qaeda, who is stronger today than they were in 9/11, but our president is supporting al-Qaeda.

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Gabbard has repeatedly argued that Trump’s support for the al-Qaeda-linked coalition led by Saudi Arabia in Yemen amounts to U.S. backing for the terrorist group.

She repeated that argument in defending her latest remarks in an interview with Fox News after the debate.

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Gabbard reportedly cited Trump’s “support and alliance with Saudi Arabia that is both providing direct and indirect support directly to al-Qaeda.”

She added, “How can you say Saudi Arabia is a great partner in fighting terrorism when they are fueling and funding terrorist groups in Yemen?”

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After the U.S. commander-in-chief vetoed a congressional resolution in April calling for an end of American support for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen, Gabbard accused Trump of prostituting the United States, the Washington Times noted.

President Trump is turning the nation “into the prostitute of Saudi Arabia,” she said in a video, adding:

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By vetoing the war powers resolution, Trump has again proven that he is the servant of Saudi Arabia, the theocratic dictatorship that spends billions of dollars every single year spreading the most extreme and intolerant form of Islam around the world. The very same ideology that motivated al Qaeda and other jihadists.

The Democrat lawmaker voted in favor of the bipartisan resolution...
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