The first Hindu lawmaker in the United States Congress, Tulsi Gabbard has according to various media reports has her eyes on US Presidency in 2020.
This is for the first time that the four-time Democratic lawmaker in the US house of Representatives from Hawaii has indicated that she may run for the presidency.
“I’m seriously considering it,” Gabbard, 37, told MSNBC News recently in response to a question on her presidential aspirations.
If she announced her candidature, she would be the first Hindu ever to be running for the presidency in the United states. And if elected in 2020, she could be the youngest ever and first woman to be elected as the US President.
“I’m concerned about the direction of our country. I’m thinking through it very carefully,” Gabbard, an Iraq war veteran, said in response to a question on her presidential run.