Tulsi Gabbard sues Hillary Clinton for alleged Russian smear
Democratic presidential hopeful US Consultant for Hawaii’s 2nd congressional district Tulsi Gabbard (L) and former Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard sued former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Wednesday for allegedly defaming her by suggesting the Hawaii congresswoman is a “Russian asset.”
“Clinton’s false assertions had been made in a deliberate try to derail Tulsi’s marketing campaign,” mentioned the lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court docket in Manhattan.
The go well with claims that Gabbard has suffered “precise damages” of “$50 million — and counting” from Clinton’s feedback. However the go well with doesn’t cite a certain amount of damages it’s searching for.
Clinton, the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee who beforehand was a senator from New York, mentioned in an October interview that an unnamed Democratic presidential candidate was “the favourite of the Russians.”
Clinton didn’t point out Gabbard, a four-term congresswoman, by identify in that…