Tulsi Gabbard Questions Kamala Harris 'Hypocrisy' on Brittney Griner After Prosecuting Marijuana Crimes as California AG

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Friday connected FNC’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” erstwhile Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) criticized Vice President Kamala Harris for her treble modular of justness connected WNBA subordinate Brittney Griner.

Griner was sentenced to 9 years successful Russia for violating Russian cause laws aft being caught successful possession of cannabis vape cartridges.

Gabbard compared Harris’ remarks calling for Griner’s merchandise to her clip arsenic California’s lawyer wide and having prosecuted and incarcerated those charged with marijuana possession.

“[A]nother enactment of hypocrisy coming from Kamala Harris and this medication is, arsenic you mentioned, how, during her illustrious grounds arsenic Attorney General successful California, you gave immoderate of those examples,” Gabbard said. “She kept prisoners successful situation longer than their sentences to usage them arsenic escaped enslaved labor. Yet, astatine the aforesaid time, these precise aforesaid radical are condemning different countries for doing the nonstop aforesaid thing. It doesn’t marque immoderate sense.”

“The happening that struck maine erstwhile I saw Kamala Harris’s tweet and her connection expressing this outrage astir Brittney Griner, archetypal of all, fto maine say, I don’t deliberation anybody anyplace successful the satellite should beryllium imprisoned for marijuana possession,” she continued. “Period. Full stop. When you look astatine Kamala Harris’ connection connected Twitter, she is expressing this outrage astir Brittney Griner. My question for her and the Biden medication is, wherever is your outrage for your chap Americans who are sitting successful situation contiguous present successful the United States of America due to the fact that of insignificant marijuana violations?”

“How travel you are not warring arsenic hard for them to beryllium returned location and reunited with their families arsenic you are for Brittney Griner?” Gabbard added. “And to me, the connection to the American radical done their actions is large and clear. It is that if you are affluent and almighty oregon famous, past you volition get peculiar attraction from this administration. If you are not, we don’t attraction astir you, and we’re going to fto you beryllium determination and rot successful jail.”

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