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…. Read More ›
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… Read More ›
Rep. Eric Swalwell and Fang Fang, the Chinese spy who shagged him, is riveting the 15th Congressional District. What might be Swalwell’s future? An Alameda County elected official won two races last month and one jurisdiction wants him and the… Read More ›
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… Read More ›
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… Read More ›
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… Read More ›
“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… Read More ›
“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… Read More ›
She came out of nowhere. Then she was gone: The local angle on Swalwell’s ties to an alleged Chinese spy
The bombshell disclosure that East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell was the target of a suspected Chinese spy who helped bundle campaign contributions for his campaign and was successful in placing an intern in the East Bay congressmember’s D.C. office has… Read More ›
The field of 13 candidates this November, includes three incumbents, and a field of newcomers baptized by Hayward’s dramatic push to the left stoked over the past two years by progressive Councilmember Aisha Wahab and an energized coalition of young… Read More ›
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… Read More ›
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… Read More ›
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… Read More ›
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… Read More ›
This is a crime spree in progress.-Rep. Eric Swalwell speaking in support of impeaching President Trump Wednesday during a speech on the House floor.
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… Read More ›
Not one of my Republican colleagues would agree with their own witness, who stated that President Trump's July 25th call was, "anything but perfect". History will remember this moment. #DefendOurDemocracy pic.twitter.com/UMedrz77tT — Rep. Eric Swalwell (@RepSwalwell) December 12, 2019
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… Read More ›
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… Read More ›
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… Read More ›
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.
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… Read More ›
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.
During Tuesday’s contentious House impeachment investigation, which included the closed-door testimony of Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell and Republican Freedom Caucus Rep. Mark Meadows got into a heated argument. The shouting match became so intense, according… Read More ›
The president’s got priors.-Rep. Eric Swalwell on MSNBC Monday discussing impeachment and President Trump’s involvement with Russia.
Powerful Dublin developer James Tong was convicted on Oct. 8 of two counts of illegally directing $38,000 in campaign funds through “straw men” to East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell’s campaigns in 2012 and 2014. The legal limit for individual contributions,… Read More ›
East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell verbally jousted with former Trump presidential campaign manager Corey Lewandowski during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday. During questioning, Swalwell and the combative Trump aide went back and forth over the congressman’s insistence that… Read More ›
While on a quixotic run for president, Rep. Eric Swalwell skipped more votes than any other elected Democrat in the House of Representatives this session outside of Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Swalwell ended his bid for president after just three months… Read More ›
Hayward Councilmember Aisha Wahab is not ending her campaign for Rep. Eric Swalwell’s seat in the 15th District, but suspending it, she announced Monday morning. Wahab gave no indication why she chose the less definitive description for ceasing the campaign’s… Read More ›