Transgender Traitor Announces Run for Congress, Thanks to Obama

You Should Be Able to Guess the Political Party the Traitor Picked

Correction: An earlier version of this story said President Obama had issued a pardon in this situation. Rather, the President commuted the sentence, and did not issue a pardon. We apologize for the error.

A former Army intelligence analyst who leaked classified documents is planning to run for the Senate. The political run was made possible by President Barack Obama, who commuted the sentence just before he left office. You probably don’t need three guesses as to which political party the traitor chose.

Chelsea Manning, who was convicted as Bradley Manning in 2013 of passing on military secrets to Wikileaks, is running as a Democrat to challenge sitting Democratic Senator Ben Cardin in Maryland.

Manning was one of many controversial figures to receive a commuted sentence from then-President Barack Obama just before he left office.

Fox News has the details.

Chelsea Manning, a transgender former Army intelligence analyst convicted of leaking classified documents, has filed to run for the U.S. Senate.

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The Washington Post first reported Saturday that Manning has filed to run in Maryland for the seat of Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin.

The Federal Election Commission website shows a Jan. 11 filing for “Chelsea Manning for U.S. Senate” with the party affiliation registered as Democrat — suggesting a primary challenge for Cardin.

Manning, then known as Bradley Manning, was arrested in 2010 and convicted in 2013 of leaking a trove of sensitive documents to WikiLeaks. Manning’s sentence was controversially commuted by President Barack Obama in 2017 after Manning had served seven years of a 35-year sentence.

Since leaving prison, Manning has become known for controversial tweets, often accompanied with a series of emojis and the hashtag #WeGotThis. Last week, Manning tweeted out the message “f—k the police” on Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, along with the hashtag #DisarmThePolice

Manning has also referred to Immigration and Customs Enforcement as “literally the new gestapo.”

Here are some of Manning’s recent tweets on the police.

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