Tag Archives: Eric Swalwell

Swalwell Calls For Post-Trump “Crimes Commission”

ABC News reports: Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) on Friday suggested that officials create a presidential crimes commission after President Trump leaves office to investigate his actions while serving as commander in chief. Swalwell’s tweet follows the United States Postal Service (USPS) announcing that 46 states are at risk of citizens not having their vote-by-mail ballot arrive in time to be …

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It’s Official: Eric Swalwell Drops Out Of 2020 WH Race

The Daily Beast reports: The 2020 Democratic field is starting to winnow. Three months since he entered the historically large primary ring, Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) announced Monday that he will bring his long-shot campaign to an end. Swalwell, the 38-year-old member of the House Intelligence Committee, focused his presidential bid on confronting gun violence but failed to gain any …

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REPORT: Eric Swalwell Expected To Drop WH Bid Today

The East Bay Citizen reports: Eric Swalwell will hold a press conference on Monday afternoon in Dublin. The event was announced Sunday amid rumors his presidential campaign is nearing its end. The campaign gave no further description about the subject of the press conference, which is set for 1 p.m. at Swalwell’s campaign headquarters at 6250 Village Parkway. In the …

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NRA Host: Suing Gunmakers Is “Tyrannical Persecution”

“It is an outrageous proposal, it is an anti-freedom proposal, and it is persecution. And in fact, I could also throw it onto the list of tyranny. Because when you use your government to persecute a group of people — whether it’s gun manufacturers, whether it’s you or me — that is tyrannical behavior and the only reason he does …

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Rep. Eric Swalwell: I’m Running For President [VIDEO]

Vox reports: Avid followers of cable news Trump-Russia coverage are probably at least acquainted with Rep. Eric Swalwell, the California Democrat on one of the House’s leading investigatory panels. Now Swalwell, who sits on the House Intelligence Committee, is running for president. He announced his candidacy on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert with a message about the forgotten men …

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Swalwell Shares Death Threat From Gun Nut [AUDIO}

Reuters reports: Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) today shared a death threat he received over his gun control advocacy. “I’m not afraid of this guy,” Swalwell, an outspoken advocate for gun reform, said in a tweet accompanied by audio of the voicemail. “I’m not afraid of the NRA. I’m not afraid. No fear.” “Eric Swalwell, here’s a little ditty for ya: …

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REPORT: Swalwell To Launch 2020 WH Bid Next Week

The Atlantic reports: There are more long-shot Democrats running for president this year than there have been total candidates in previous campaigns—and next week, Eric Swalwell is joining the pack. The California congressman and frequent cable-news guest on all things related to President Donald Trump and Russia will announce his presidential plans in an appearance on The Late Show With …

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Parkland Activist To Attend SOTU As Dem Rep’s Guest

The Washington Post reports: A survivor of last year’s mass shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., will attend President Trump’s State of the Union address next week as a guest of Rep. Eric Swalwell, the congressman said Friday. Cameron Kasky, 18, became an activist following the Feb. 14, 2018, school shooting, which killed 17 people. He co-founded …

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Eric Swalwell: I Do See A Path To Running For President

The Hill reports: Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.), who is openly considering a 2020 presidential bid, said he does see a path for someone from a younger generation to win the Democratic Party’s nomination to win despite a primary field that is projected to be packed with established, high-profile candidates. “I actually do see a path, I am considering it,” Swalwell, …

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REPORT: Rep. Eric Swalwell To Launch 2020 WH Bid

Politico reports: Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell plans to run for president in 2020, according to a person close to the California congressman who is familiar with his plans. “He’s definitely running,” the source said. The 37-year-old Swalwell has been positioning himself for a run over the past year, with several trips to early primary voting states and endorsements of three …

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Dem Rep. Eric Swalwell Mulls 2020 White House Bid

CNN reports: Rep. Eric Swalwell said Monday he is planning to consider a 2020 run for president after the midterms. “I’m going to do all I can, first, to win my way back to Congress … and then after the midterms, Poppy, I am going to consider it,” Swalwell, a California Democrat, told CNN’s Poppy Harlow on “Newsroom.” Swalwell has …

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Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell On Devin Nunes: This Is What A Coverup To A Crime Looks Like [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: Congressman Eric Swalwell stopped by the set of Morning Joe, Tuesday, to offer his assessment of the growing swirl of controversy surrounding his colleague, Representative Devin Nunes. Nunes, a California Republican and chair of the House Intelligence Committee, has faced growing calls to recuse himself from the committee after briefing the president on classified intelligence information. “You can …

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