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.
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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
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