"I was ... mind-boggled and didn't understand at all how this could be part of a strategic plan in what they're talking about," Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, a captain in the Hawaii Army National Guard and Iraq War veteran, said on CNN. "That you're not only outlining the timeline — which is troubling, but you're also talking about specifically how many troops, how many brigades, where they're coming from, and what they're going to be doing." (Associated Press)
CONGRESSWOMAN TULSI GABBARD (D-HAWAII) -Tulsi Gabbard has been the United States Representative for Hawaii's second congressional district since 2013. She is also a Vice-Chair of the Democratic National Committee. She is the first American Samoan, the first Hindu member, and, along with Tammy Duckworth, one of the first female combat veterans in the United States Congress.
On Guard: "Islamic extremists holding British, German, French or other European passports can simply get on a plane and fly to America without a visa," says Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii. (Associated Press)
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, Hawaii Democrat, is greeted by Speaker of the House John A. Boehner, Ohio Republican, for the re-enactment of her swearing-in Thursday on the first day of the 113th Congress. Ms. Gabbard is the first Hindu in Congress. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)