Defying party, Gabbard votes ‘present’ on Trump impeachment

  • Democratic presidential candidate U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii speaks to Democrats gathered at the Spratt Issues Conference in Greenville, S.C., Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)

Already comfortable as an outlier in her party, Democratic presidential candidate U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, a Hawaii Democrat, did not support the impeachment of President Donald Trump, voting “present” Wednesday on two articles that cleared the House.