“I’ve determined to run and might be making a proper announcement throughout the subsequent week,” she informed CNN’s Van Jones in an interview set to air Saturday.
“There are a variety of challenges which might be going through the American those that I am involved about and that I need to assist resolve,” she mentioned.
She listed entry to well being care, legal justice reform and local weather change as key points.
The 37-year-old lawmaker is Congress’s first Hindu member and serves on the Home International Affairs Committee.
“There’s one major challenge that’s central to the remaining, and that’s the challenge of struggle and peace,” she added within the CNN interview. “I stay up for having the ability to get into this and to speak about it in depth after we make our announcement.”
Gabbard joins what it anticipated to be a crowded Democratic presidential discipline in 2020, with Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenProgressive activist says O’Rourke, others Instagram Reside posts could possibly be a distraction Kerry to Trump: Neglect ‘fictional’ border disaster, declare emergency for local weather Scarborough asks Kamala Harris query that ‘doomed’ Ted Kennedy’s presidential run: ‘Why would you need to be president?’ MORE (D-Mass.) saying a bid on New 12 months’s Eve and others anticipated to leap in quickly, reminiscent of Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisBradley Whitford: ‘Trump turned my hair white’ Firefighters union chief says members are drawn to Biden Scarborough asks Kamala Harris query that ‘doomed’ Ted Kennedy’s presidential run: ‘Why would you need to be president?’ MORE (D-Calif.).
Former Rep. Beto O’RourkeRobert (Beto) Francis O’RourkeThe Hill’s 12:30 Report: Giuliani says Trump workforce ought to be allowed to ‘appropriate’ Mueller report | Trump nearer to declaring nationwide emergency | Congress approves again pay for federal employees Progressive activist says O’Rourke, others Instagram Reside posts could possibly be a distraction Firefighters union chief says members are drawn to Biden MORE (D-Texas) and former Vice President Joe BidenJoseph (Joe) Robinette BidenFirefighters union chief says members are drawn to Biden Gillibrand to go to Iowa amid 2020 hypothesis: report Warren to make New Hampshire go to over the weekend MORE are additionally amongst these being floated as potential candidates.