10/06/2014 01:30 pm ET Updated Oct 06, 2014

Tulsi Gabbard Missed A Veterans Hearing To Surf Waikiki

U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard skipped an August hearing on veterans care in Hawaii so she could go surfing for a Yahoo News profile.

Despite telling Honolulu Civil Beat at the time she missed the hearing because she was delayed in another meeting, Gabbard’s staff acknowledged last week that she was instead tied up with a Yahoo News reporter in Waikiki where she was surfing for a video the news outlet was shooting.

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