Tulsi Gabbard Sends Cease & Desist Letter To Mitt Romney After ‘Treason’ Accusation
“When powerful, influential people make baseless accusations of treason, a crime punishable by death, in order to intimidate, silence and censor those who speak the truth, it has a chilling effect on our democracy,” Gabbard said.
“This cannot go unchecked,” the former representative added.
In March, Romney wrote in a tweet, “Tulsi Gabbard is parroting false Russian propaganda. Her treasonous lies may well cost lives,” after Gabbard reported that the U.S. funded bio labs in Ukraine.
Tulsi Gabbard is parroting false Russian propaganda. Her treasonous lies may well cost lives.
— Mitt Romney (@MittRomney) March 13, 2022
Her claims were deemed “baseless” by a New York Times fact check and adamantly denied by the White House.
Gabbard also sent a cease and desist letter to sports and political commentator Keith Olbermann, who called Gabbard a “Russian asset.”
Shortly after Romney’s tweet, Gabbard fired back on Twitter calling for the senator to apologize and resign from the Senate.
.@MittRomney, you have called me a ‘treasonous liar’ for stating the fact that “there are 25+ US-funded biolabs in Ukraine which if breached would release & spread deadly pathogens to US/world” and therefore must be secured in order to prevent new pandemics. Bizarrely, …
— Tulsi Gabbard 🌺 (@TulsiGabbard) March 14, 2022