‘Completely Despicable’: Tulsi Gabbard Blasts Debate Hosts, Says NYT and CNN Have ‘Smeared’ Her

Mediaite | 10/15/2019 | Staff
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During tonight’s CNN debate, Anderson Cooper asked Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard about President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw forces from Syria.

Gabbard — who has come under criticism during the campaign for her controversial meeting with Syrian dictator Bashar Al-Assad, particularly by Kamala Harris — said that “the slaughter of the Kurds being done by Turkey is yet another negative consequence of the regime change war we’ve been waging in Syria.”

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She continued that it’s not just Trump who has “the blood of the Kurds on his hand,” but also many other politicians and figures in the “mainstream media” who have “been championing and cheerleading this regime change war.”

Gabbard then blasted both news organizations sponsoring the debate:

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“The New York Times and CNN have also smeared veterans like myself for calling for an end to this regime change war. Just two days ago, the New York Times put out an article saying that I’m a...
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