Tulsi Gabbard, a former congresswoman from Hawaii and 2020 presidential candidate, said on her YouTube show that she is no longer a member of the Democratic Party.
In a video statement posted to Twitter, Gabbard explained her decision to leave, despite holding several offices as a Democrat since 2002, including vice chair of the Democratic National Committee from 2013 to 2016.
She said the party is “now under the complete control of an elitist cabal of warmongers” and said it is driven by “wokeness”.
I can no longer remain in today’s Democratic Party that is now under the complete control of an elitist cabal of warmongers driven by cowardly wokeness, who divide us by racializing every issue & stoke anti-white racism, actively work to undermine our God-given freedoms, are… pic.twitter.com/oAuTnxZldf— Tulsi Gabbard 🌺 (@TulsiGabbard) October 11, 2022
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