Chelsea Manning, a convicted traitor, announced on Sunday that she is a candidate for U.S. Senate.
Three days after making her intention known to federal election officials, Manning tweeted “yup, we’re running for senate” with an attached campaign video indicating her intention to run in the 2018 Maryland Democratic primary. She sent a subsequent tweet seeking donations to her campaign.
— Chelsea E. Manning (@xychelsea) January 14, 2018
“We live in trying times. Times of fear, of suppression, of hate,” Manning said.
The montage shifts to the U.S. Capitol and President Donald Trump sitting with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, both Democrats.
“We don’t need more or better leaders,” Manning continued. “We need someone willing to fight. We need to stop asking