Tulsi Gabbard, who sought 2020 Democratic nomination, says she’s leaving party

Former congresswoman and 2020 presidential candidate .

Tulsi Gabbard announced on Tuesday that she is leaving the Democratic Party

I can no longer remain in today’s Democratic Party.

The announcement was made on the first episode of her new podcast, “The Tulsi Gabbard Show.”

As one of the Democratic presidential contenders in the crowded 2020 field

she touted herself as an Iraq War veteran and staked out a distinctly anti-interventionist foreign policy

President Biden campaigned on a message of unity

healing the partisan divide bringing the country together.