The US Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard, the two years ago, through a Meeting with the Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad made headlines, wants to be the 2020 President of the United States. The Democrat from Hawaii, told the TV channel CNN. Formally, you will announce your decision in the coming week. As the Central political concern of the 37-Year-old called the access to health care, a Reform of the criminal law, and climate issues.

in 1981, in American Samoa-born US Democrat, was in Iraq in 2004 in a medical unit in use. In 2012, she became the first Hindu member of the US Congress. In the US election in 2016, they supported the Democrats, Bernie Sanders in his candidacy against Hillary Clinton. The politician would be in the case of an electoral success of the youngest head of state in US history.

Although Gabbard military intervention hostile, she had met Assad in January 2017, when she spent a week in Syria and Lebanon. “Originally I had no intention to meet with Assad, but when I got the opportunity, it seemed important to me to take you,” she said at the time. “I think we should be with every meeting, if there is a Chance that it can contribute to this war to end, the Syrian people so much suffering inflicted.” For the Meeting with the international outlaw President Gabbard has been criticized by many.

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Until the next U.S. presidential election is still nearly two years, but now everything points to a hot election campaign for the Democrats. Two weeks ago, a sharp critic of President Donald Trump in the position of the left Senator Elizabeth Warren. The 69-Year-old from the state of Massachusetts founded a Committee to explore their opportunities in the case of a candidacy. She was the first prominent representative of the party that made it their ambitions with such a step publicly.

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Also as a possible candidate, the former Vice-President Joe Biden. Many polls show that he is among the Democrats, especially popular. However, Biden would be in the choice of 2020 is already 77 years old. At number two in the list of the favorites of the party, Bernie Sanders, the failed 2016 in the pre-election campaign against Hillary Clinton. Many Democrats are looking to Michelle Obama, although she does not want to run. The same applies to the TV presenter Oprah Winfrey.

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