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Dem Rep Gabbard: Criticism of Generals on Trump Cabinet ‘Offensive’

Thursday on CNN’s “The Lead,” Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), a veteran of the U.S. Army, said of the criticism of President-elect Donald Trump picking generals for his cabinet, “I find it pretty offensive for people to outright discriminate against veterans.”

A woman watches the sunset at the Oceti Sakowin camp where people have gathered to protest the Dakota Access oil pipeline in Cannon Ball, N.D., Friday, Dec. 2, 2016. Hundreds of protesters fighting the Dakota Access pipeline have shrugged off the heavy snow, icy winds and frigid temperatures that have …

Donald Trump Supports North Dakota Pipeline

U.S. Senator John Hoeven responded to Trump’s support in a statement. “The Obama administration should approve the easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline without delay, and also provide assistance to state and local law enforcement.”

A demonstrator holds up a placard in front of the White House in Washington, DC, September 13, 2016, as he an others gather to protest the Dakota Access Pipeline. The US government on September 9, 2016 sought to stop work on a controversial oil pipeline in North Dakota that has …

Activists Plan Human Shield of Veterans Against Pipeline Project and Law Enforcement

An “operations order” for those participating in the event “Veterans Stand for Standing Rock” lists Wes Clark Jr. and Michael Wood Jr. as initial organizers of the December 5-7 activist action. Wood equated the Standing Rock protest action and Black Lives Matter as the “same thing!” in a November 14 tweet.

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Dem Congresswoman Meets with Trump to Discuss Foreign Policy

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), a military combat veteran, met with President-elect Donald Trump to discuss foreign policy issues, including President Barack Obama’s war against the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) in Syria, which she considers illegal.

This May 19, 2014 photo shows a a sign in front of the Veterans Affairs building in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO / Karen BLEIER

Texas Picks Up VA’s Slack with $20M in Mental Health Grants for Vets

The State of Texas renewed its commitment to serve veterans where Washington has failed them with a new round of grant opportunities for entities offering mental health care. Another $20 million is available to local nonprofits and governments to address needs “that are currently not being met.”

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Bernie Sanders Campaigns with DNC Rebel Tulsi Gabbard

PALO ALTO, California — Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) provided a “snapshot” of his foreign policy to members of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community on Wednesday as he spoke alongside Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) at two events in Palo Alto, one of which drew over 4,000 people.

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Gabbard on DNC Chair Denying Banning Her From Debate: ‘That’s Just Not True’

Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” moments after Democratic National Committee chairwomen Debbie Wasserman Schultz denied  that Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) was disinvited from the first Democratic presidential debate in Las Vegas, Gabbard told Mitchell, “That’s just not true.” Mitchell

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Sanders Campaign Offers Rep. Tulsi Gabbard a Seat at Debate

Hawaii Democrat Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, a vice chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, may be welcomed at tomorrow’s Democrat debate after all. CNN reports that Jeff Weaver, campaign manager for Bernie Sanders Vermont Independent presidential candidate, is offering to save Gabbard a seat.