Authored by Liam Cosgrove via The Epoch Times,
Democrats are funding a dangerous war in Ukraine, stifling ideological dissent, and polarizing this country.
That was the message from former Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard, speaking on the final day of CPAC.
The former congresswoman took shots at radical gender ideology and accused President Joe Biden of stoking racial tensions by embracing identity politics.
She accused Biden of “fanning the flames of divisiveness.”
“They reduce each of us to the color of our skin,” Gabbard said in her speech, saying the Democrats “have become the racists they claim to hate.”
Gabbard, now a registered independent, denounced her former political party for its reckless armament of Ukraine and warned that the policy of providing lethal aid is bringing the United States to the “brink of nuclear war.”
“They’ve sent now over $100 billion to fuel this proxy war,” she said.
On Friday, Secretary of State Anthony Blinken promised an additional $400 million in weaponry and utility gear to Ukraine, with tensions rising as Ukrainian President Zelenskyy has vowed to use Western arms to retake Russian-occupied Crimea.
Gabbard, a combat veteran who served two tours of duty in Iraq, has long espoused a message of ending “regime change wars” and advocating for a more restrained foreign policy. Many within the Republican Party align with Gabbard’s anti-war sentiments.
After watching Gabbard’s speech, Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) told The Epoch Times that he supports her advocacy to end U.S. financial support for the Ukrainian military.
The congressman talked about working closely with Gabbard in the House Armed Services Committee and butting heads with the pro-war “so-called national security experts,” as he called them.
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