Tulsi Gabbard Hits Hillary Clinton With $50M Defamation Suit

Law360 (January 22, 2020, 10:12 AM EST) -- Presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard is suing Hillary Clinton for defamation over comments calling Gabbard a "Russian agent," a claim Gabbard derided as an "unambiguous" lie fueled by her decision to endorse Clinton's rival Sen. Bernie Sanders in the 2016 election.

In a fiery 14-page complaint filed Wednesday, Gabbard, D-Hawaii, called Clinton a "cutthroat politician" and said her "Russian agent" comments "were made in a deliberate attempt to derail Tulsi's presidential campaign."

"Clinton had no basis for making her false assertions about Tulsi — and indeed, there is no factual basis for Clinton's conspiracy theory," Gabbard said. "Clinton's peddling of this...

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