Swalwell probes Sessions on Carter Page, WikiLeaks

CONGRESSRep. Eric Swalwell often times used a conversational tone to question U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions during a House Judiciary hearing Tuesday. In effect, attempting to out-folks the genteel Alabamian over the Trump campaign's alleged collusion with Russia during the 2016 presidential elections.In response to several lines of questioning from Swalwell, Sessions said he was … Continue reading Swalwell probes Sessions on Carter Page, WikiLeaks

Will Roger Stone punk Rep. Eric Swalwell at Tuesday’s House Intellgence hearing?

Rep. Eric Swalwell and Roger Stone.15TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTRoger Stone, President Trump's dapper raconteur, has called East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell a "mannequin," a "lightweight," and a yellow-belied coward.On Tuesday morning Stone will meet Swalwell and other Democrats at a House Intelligence Committee hearing into the Trump campaign's ties to Russia.Stone and Swalwell squared off in … Continue reading Will Roger Stone punk Rep. Eric Swalwell at Tuesday’s House Intellgence hearing?

Roger Stone calls Eric Swalwell a ‘yellow-bellied coward’

Rep. Eric Swalwell and Trump associateRoger Stone won't be sharing a glass of Livermore wine anytime soon.15TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTIt's not the first time Roger Stone has trash talked with Rep. Eric Swalwell, but on Friday the flamboyant associate of President Donald Trump had some choice words for the East Bay congressmember."I mean, have you seen this … Continue reading Roger Stone calls Eric Swalwell a ‘yellow-bellied coward’

How in the heck did Ron Dellums get his name into Trump’s Russian collusion scandal?

Ron Dellums lobbied for the repeal of theMagnitsky Act, a federal law mentionedin the growing Russian collusion scandal.TRUMP SCANDALRon Dellums represented the East Bay in Congress for 13 terms. He later served as mayor of Oakland. Those years in government, apparentely, did little to pad his bank accounts. Dellums, it was reported in 2009, owed … Continue reading How in the heck did Ron Dellums get his name into Trump’s Russian collusion scandal?

Barbara Lee for President? Town hall says yes!

13TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTEast Bay Rep. Barbara Lee's town hall meetings are usually lovefests between the popular progressive congressmember and her adoring constituents. But last Sunday at a town hall featuring Watergate-era White House counsel John Dean, the crowd in Berkeley cheered wildly after Lee was asked to consider running for president in 2020.Later another constituent … Continue reading Barbara Lee for President? Town hall says yes!

Alameda approves resolution urging investigation of Trump, possible impeachment

A resident offers support Tuesday night forthe Alameda City Council's resolution to impeach President Trump.ALAMEDA CITY COUNCILAlameda’s sharp left turn on the political spectrum continued late Tuesday night with a resolution giving support to Rep. Barbara Lee for the urging of Congress to investigate and potentially impeach President Donald Trump.The East Bay island city follows nearby … Continue reading Alameda approves resolution urging investigation of Trump, possible impeachment

Barbara Lee tells town hall that Dems are ‘building the case’ for Trump’s impeachment

Rep. Barbara Lee's town hall last Saturdaywas attended by an estimated 1,500 people.13TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTWhen a question about impeaching President Donald Trump was posed during a town hall last weekend hosted by Rep. Barbara Lee in Oakland, the packed auditorium of an estimated 1,500 constituents rose to their feet in wild applause.The entire panel on … Continue reading Barbara Lee tells town hall that Dems are ‘building the case’ for Trump’s impeachment

Swalwell questions whether Trump is loyal to U.S. or Russia

Rep. Eric Swalwell, right, asked whether President Trump is "with us or with Russia?"15TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTDuring the early stages of the Trump presidency, House Democrats led by Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi have used East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell as a flamethrower against the new president.The gambit, if intended to bait President Trump into a war of words … Continue reading Swalwell questions whether Trump is loyal to U.S. or Russia

Swalwell introduces bill for commission on Russian electoral interference

Rep. Eric Swalwell wants to investigate Russia'sinvolvement in alleged cyber espionage.CONGRESS | 15TH DISTRICT |Rep. Eric Swalwell wants to get to the bottom of Russia's alleged interference during this year's U.S. presidential election.The East Bay congressmember introduced a bill Wednesday along with a top-ranking House Democrats that would form a 12-person, bipartisan commission to investigate … Continue reading Swalwell introduces bill for commission on Russian electoral interference

Petition Asks Oakland City Council To Send Message To Russia Without Love

Nakhodka, Russia looks a bit likethe Port of Oakland.OAKLAND//CIVIL RIGHTS | An online petition is urging the City of Oakland to end a sister city relationship with its Russian counterpart in protest of the country’s anti-gay laws.The petition located at MoveOn.org is nearing its 1,000 signature goal as of Monday afternoon and hopes to send a … Continue reading Petition Asks Oakland City Council To Send Message To Russia Without Love