House leaders met in secure location to discuss Swalwell’s exposure to Chinese spy

Swalwell Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Republican Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy met in a sensitive compartmented information facility (SCIF) on Friday to discuss East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell's exposure to a Chinese spy and his status on the House Intelligence Committee. Earlier this week, McCarthy called for Swalwell to be removed from the committee, … Continue reading House leaders met in secure location to discuss Swalwell’s exposure to Chinese spy

It’s getting bad for Swalwell. Even Ted Cruz is throwing shade at him

Swalwell Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is the kind of guy who isn't funny, but he's the funniest guy in his group of unfunny guys, and therefore, thinks he's a very funny person. But Cruz actually had a zinger for embattled East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell on Thursday. Amid an expanding story that Swalwell was the … Continue reading It’s getting bad for Swalwell. Even Ted Cruz is throwing shade at him

Did Swalwell abruptly end his presidential campaign because reporters were looking into the Chinese spy story?

In April 2019, on a bright Sunday afternoon in Dublin, Rep. Eric Swalwell kicked off his campaign for president. Swalwell trotted out his mouthful of a campaign slogan to great cheers from his supporters. Yet no matter how hard he tried, Swalwell's presidential campaign was an unqualified disappointment. He often registered zero percent support in … Continue reading Did Swalwell abruptly end his presidential campaign because reporters were looking into the Chinese spy story?

Swalwell had sexual relationship with suspected Chinese spy: Report

"Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) is refusing to say if he had sex with an accused Chinese spy who cozied up to a slew of US elected officials, including him, in a bid to infiltrate the US political system," the New York Post reports. On Tuesday night, Fox News host Tucker Carlson, citing intelligence officials, said … Continue reading Swalwell had sexual relationship with suspected Chinese spy: Report

Swalwell blames Trump for leaking Chinese spy story

"Following a report that linked him to an alleged Chinese spy, Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell suggested the information was leaked to hurt him because of his frequent and loud criticism of President Donald Trump," Politico reported. "Bashing Trump was the key to Swalwell’s short tenure in the race, and he continued to loudly call for … Continue reading Swalwell blames Trump for leaking Chinese spy story

Swalwell buys $1.2 million D.C. duplex; his book’s publishing date pushed back

More than eight years ago, Eric Swalwell promised voters in the 15th congressional district that, unlike the entrenched incumbent congressman who lived in Maryland, he would always live in the district and work in Washington, D.C. For many years, Swalwell kept his promise, flying back-and-forth between the Tri-Valley and central and south county district on … Continue reading Swalwell buys $1.2 million D.C. duplex; his book’s publishing date pushed back

Swalwell wrote a book on the Trump impeachment, due in April

A day after the acquittal of President Trump comes news that Rep. Eric Swalwell has written a book that aims to reveal an inside look into the impeachment of the president. Abrams Books, a New York publisher, announced the publication of Swalwell's literary debut, titled, "Endgame: Inside the Impeachment of Donald J. Trump." The 256-page … Continue reading Swalwell wrote a book on the Trump impeachment, due in April

Pete Stark, 40-year East Bay congressman and progressive icon, dies

Pete Stark, the Walnut Creek community banker who parlayed his opposition to the Vietnam War into an unprecedented 40-year run representing the East Bay in Congress, died Friday at his home in Maryland, the family announced. He was 88. "Today, America has lost a champion of the people and a leader of great integrity, moral … Continue reading Pete Stark, 40-year East Bay congressman and progressive icon, dies

Did over-ambition hurt Swalwell’s chances for impeachment role?

Speaker Nancy Pelosi chose seven House members on Tuesday to serve as impeachment managers in the upcoming Senate trial of President Trump. Among them is Bay Area Rep. Zoe Lofgren, a veteran of the impeachment efforts for Presidents Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton. But Pelosi's decision to pass over East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell for … Continue reading Did over-ambition hurt Swalwell’s chances for impeachment role?

Alameda County reps vote to impeach Trump

The House of Representatives voted along party lines to impeach President Donald Trump on Wednesday. The historic vote included support from Alameda County's three members of Congress. Below is remarks made on the House floor in support of impeachment by Reps. Eric Swalwell, Barbara Lee, and Ro Khanna. https://twitter.com/RepSwalwell/status/1207412407993356295 https://twitter.com/RepBarbaraLee/status/1207337553482919936 https://twitter.com/RepRoKhanna/status/1207342264390950912

Swalwell claps back after Trump calls him a ‘loser’

Rep. Eric Swalwell has been pining for a high-profile full-frontal attack by President Trump against him on Twitter for several years and he got it earlier this week. The president's angry tweet came after Swalwell appeared on Fox News last Sunday to discuss the House impeachment hearing. "Don’t get why @FoxNews puts losers on like … Continue reading Swalwell claps back after Trump calls him a ‘loser’

Swalwell: ‘History will remember this moment’

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‘The only remedy for his repeated misconduct is impeachment’: Alameda County reps weigh-in

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called on Congress to begin drafting articles of impeachment against President Trump on Thursday for improperly asking the president Ukraine to investigate his presidential rival Joe Biden and his son in exchange for releasing military aid previously approved by Congress. Alameda County's three members of Congress, Reps Barbara Lee, Eric Swalwell, … Continue reading ‘The only remedy for his repeated misconduct is impeachment’: Alameda County reps weigh-in

In candidate statement, Swalwell’s GOP challenger, calls for ABC to fire Jimmy Kimmel

Peter Liu, the merry political prankster (we think), who ran for Oakland mayor in 2014 and finished 10th out of 25 California gubernatorial candidates last year, is running for East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell's seat next March. And given the current field and his Republican party affiliation, he could very well advance to the November … Continue reading In candidate statement, Swalwell’s GOP challenger, calls for ABC to fire Jimmy Kimmel

#Fartgate: Swalwell denies passing gas on national TV

East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell is denying that he loudly passed gas during an appearance on MSNBC on Monday. The toot was clear to many viewers of "Hardball with Chris Matthews" and appeared precisely timed between Swalwell's comments about Presdient Trump's impeachment inquiry hearings. https://twitter.com/RealSaavedra/status/1196593236392808448 #Fartgate quickly became a trending topic on Twitter Monday evening. … Continue reading #Fartgate: Swalwell denies passing gas on national TV