Swalwell calls for ‘immediate removal’ of Trump

East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell called for the "immediate removal" of President Trump after Wednesday's horrific insurrection at the Capitol. "Democracy is under assault. Yesterday, the President and Republican seditionists in Congress incited a violent coup attempt on the U.S. Capitol," Swalwell said, in a statement on Thursday. "Because of brave law enforcement and military … Continue reading Swalwell calls for ‘immediate removal’ of Trump

Bay Area congressmembers react to Capitol insurrection; Barbara Lee calls it ‘violent coup attempt’

Alameda County's three members of Congress faced one of the darkest days in American history on Wednesday as a mob of pro-Trump protesters surrounded the Capitol and entered the chambers. Alameda County Reps. Barbara Lee, Ro Khanna, and Eric Swalwell each tweeting abhorrence of the events and notified constituents of their safety. Lee called the … Continue reading Bay Area congressmembers react to Capitol insurrection; Barbara Lee calls it ‘violent coup attempt’

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

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

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

Six to challenge Eric Swalwell in March primary; Khanna faces candidate critical of his stance toward Pakistan

By now, Rep. Eric Swalwell's image on any cable news network over the past three years has greatly raised his profile in a mostly positive manner. But there is a flip-side to his ubiquity in the public eye. Six candidates will challenge his re-election in the 15th Congressional District next March. They include three Democrats, … Continue reading Six to challenge Eric Swalwell in March primary; Khanna faces candidate critical of his stance toward Pakistan

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

Swalwell reflects on impeachment testimony

These facts will stand the test of time. The question now is will they stand the test of courage by Republicans?—Rep. Eric Swalwell, on MSNBC, summing up this week's round of scheduled House impeachment inquiry hearings.

#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

Mark Meadows’ greeting to Eric Swalwell

Shut up.-North Carolina GOP Rep. Mark Meadows to East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell during a closed-door House impeachment inquiry hearing, according to transcripts of meeting released last week.