U.S. Rep - Hawaii

Tulsi
Gabbard

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About the Candidate

Tulsi Gabbard serves in the House of Representatives for Hawaii's 2nd congressional district. She was elected in 2012, becoming the first Samoan-American and first Hindu member of Congress, and is also part of a bipartisan group of CrossFit enthusiasts. She became the youngest woman elected to a state legislature at age 21 and served in Iraq for the Hawaii Army National Guard from 2004 to 2005. Learn more about Tulsi below:

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Q & A with Tulsi

  • What is the first piece of legislation you want to sign into law, and how will you get it through a GOP-led Senate if Democrats aren’t in charge?

    Gabbard has stated that "on day one of my presidency, I will call a summit between the United States, China, and Russia to work to end the new Cold War, stop the arms race and reduce tensions and increase cooperation."

  • If elected, what is the first executive action you’ll take?

    Would take executive actions to help legalize Dreamers.

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  • What accomplishment are you most proud of?

    No statement yet but we feel like being an OG member of the Congressional Crossfit Caucus should be up there.

  • Do you have a pet? If not, are you ok?

    No doggos, or pets it seems. We hope you're ok Tulsi!

  • When you’re not discussing all the reasons you will be a great president, what TV show are you insisting all of your friends watch immediately?

    No formal statement yet, so her default is Hawaii Five-0 until she tells us otherwise.

  • What job would you do if you weren’t a politician?

    Before becoing a politician, Gabbard was a martial arts instructor and a member of the Hawaii Army National Guard.

Top Priorities*

HEALTH CARE

Medicare for All.

EDUCATION

Make community college tuition-free, and four-year public colleges tuition-free for some families.

MILITARY

Reduce military presence in the Middle East and end the war in Afghanistan.