In the old days (I'm thinking 2005 or so), Representative Ed Case, D–2nd District, would hold town hall meetings every 26 minutes or so. I remember one at King Kamehameha III Elementary School in Lahaina. A couple dozen people showed up and a few asked questions of Case, who stood at the front of the room and handed out bottled water. The meetings were boring, but were … [Read more...] about 1,000 or so show up to Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Fan Club meeting at Maui Arts and Cultural Center
[EDITOR'S NOTE: It appears that a "staff-level misunderstanding" led to Gabbard's name not appearing on the letter reported below. See the end of the post for a more detailed explanation.] Once again, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D–Hawaii, has made news for not doing something. In this case, it was by not joining with her 18 Democratic colleagues on the House Foreign … [Read more...] about UPDATED: Why didn’t Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard join Democrats in asking Secretary of State to protect State Department employees from Trump Administration?
You know you live in a magical age when politics is largely conducted on Twitter and repulsive white supremacy infests much of the Republican Party. But hey–here we are. As we (and pretty much everyone else) reported last week, U.S. Representative Tulsi Gabbard, D–Hawaii, took a meeting on Nov. 21 with President-elect Donald Trump. She says they discussed foreign policy, while … [Read more...] about U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard rejects white supremacist David Duke support
Angered by multiple news reports that U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D–Hawaii, didn't sign a letter with 169 of her Congressional colleagues denouncing President-elect Donald Trump's appointment of white nationalist Stephen Bannon to be his "chief strategist," Hawaii Rep. Angus McKelvey, D–West Maui, sent Gabbard a letter of his own. The strongly worded letter criticizes Gabbard for … [Read more...] about Maui Rep. Angus McKelvey criticizes U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard for not denouncing Stephen Bannon
[NOTE: After this story went live Rep. Gabbard's office released an official statement on her meeting with Trump, so this story has been updated accordingly.] Given our Nov. 18 story about how Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D–Hawaii, didn't sign this letter from 169 of her Congressional colleagues denouncing President-elect Donald Trump's appointment of white nationalist Stephen … [Read more...] about UPDATED: Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard met with President-elect Donald Trump this morning