Wednesday’s Newsletter: Nadia’s book; Alameda County supports Newsom

Nadia Davis, the now ex-wife of former state Attorney General Bill Lockyer, has written a memoir detailing some of the personal struggles that led to her precipitous fall as an Alameda County supervisor nearly a decade ago. Pre-orders for the book, titled Home Is Within You, are set to begin later this month, according to … Continue reading Wednesday’s Newsletter: Nadia’s book; Alameda County supports Newsom

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’

East Bay Insiders – Ep. 28 – Swalwell and the Fang Gang Christmas special

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 other, not so much. Plus, the rise of the councilmember/public works employee. https://eastbaycitizenshow.libsyn.com/swalwell-and-the-fang-gang-christmas-special

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

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 simmered for several years in Southern Alameda County. First reported by Axios on Monday, the … Continue reading She came out of nowhere. Then she was gone: The local angle on Swalwell’s ties to an alleged Chinese spy

Large, energized field of candidates in Hayward

Boosted by an emboldened group of progressives and activists, Hayward's sprawling 13-candidate race for four seats on the City Council could be a once-in-generation reconfiguration of its political power structure. 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 … Continue reading Large, energized field of candidates in Hayward

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