The latest batch of WikiLeaks references Hawaii’s own Tulsi Gabbard.
The Hawaii representative, a Democrat, received “a condescending email” in February from Darnell Strom, identified in a news report as a former Clinton Foundation director now with the Creative Artist Agency.
The email came in reaction to Gabbard resigning her post at the Democratic National Committee.
“For you to endorse a man who has spent almost 40 years in public office with very few accomplishments, doesn’t fall in line with what we previously thought of you. Hillary Clinton will be our party’s nominee and you standing on ceremony to support the sinking Bernie Sanders ship is disrespectful to Hillary Clinton,” wrote Strom.
Rep. Gabbard at her party’s unity breakfast in August.
We were very disappointed to hear that you would resign your position with the DNC so you could endorse Bernie Sanders, a man who has never been a Democrat before. When we met over dinner a couple of years ago I was so impressed by your intellect, your passion, and commitment to getting things done on behalf of the American people.
You have called both myself and Michael Kives before about helping your campaign raise money, we no longer trust your judgement so will not be raising money for your campaign.
Kives is a CAA agent.
The email in question was forwarded to the Clinton campaign, including chair John Podesta.
Gabbard’s office did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
The congresswoman announced in August that she would support Clinton’s nomination, long after Clinton defeated Sanders in the primaries.
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