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 ›
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 ›
“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 ›
After initially keeping the coronavirus at bay, the number of new cases in Alameda County has skyrocketed to more than 11,000 over the past two months, and it may get worse, according to the county’s interim public health officer. Local… Read More ›
Hell is another four years of this racist in the White House.-Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf responding to President Trump, who said Oakland, Baltimore, Detroit, and Chicago, is “like living in hell.”
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 ›
No matter how many times Trump lies about Sanctuary Cities, the facts remain unchanged. Sanctuary cities are safer and more economically prosperous.-Jesse Arreguin, Berkeley mayor, responding to President Trump’s State of the Union address.
Absolutely disgusting.-Rep. Barbara Lee responding in a tweet Friday to President Trump’s plan to expand his travel ban to six more countries.
You didn’t think wealthy Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg came to Oakland just to enjoy a cup of coffee, did you? Bloomberg visited Oakland last Friday and met with Mayor Libby Schaaf. Television camera crews and journalists walked with them… 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 ›
After almost two decades of persistence, Rep. Barbara Lee’s quest to repeal the Authorization for Use of Military force (AUMF) that led to the Iraq War, and that she has doggedly opposed over the years, will come to a vote… Read More ›
A day after President Trump roiled the geopolitics of the Middle East by authorizing the assassination of Iran’s highest-ranking military commander, Sens. Bernie Sanders and Ro Khanna renewed an effort to limit military force in the region without the prior… 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 ›
The $1.4 trillion spending package approved by the House of Representatives on Tuesday includes $27 million in additional funding for Alameda’s Veterans Affairs outpatient clinic and national cemetery. The package of bills is expected to be approved by the Senate… Read More ›
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
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 ›
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.
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.
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 ›
Rep. Eric Swalwell, back on the House floor Tuesday after a short, ill-fated run for president, detailed a litany of racist comments previously made by President Trump, including recent tweets telling four minority congressmembers to “go back… to which they… Read More ›
In early 2018, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf took the unusual step of alerting undocumented immigrants in Northern California that agents from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) were on the their way to remove those living illegally in the… Read More ›
We have no choice: Congress must begin an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump.-Rep. Eric Swalwell in a June 13 opinion piece in The Atlantic.
This is the end of my presidency. I’m f**ked.—President Trump’s response, according to the Mueller Report, when he learned special counsel Robert Mueller was appointed to investigate possible Russian collusion during the 2016 presidential campaign.
– -Season Premiere of the Steve Tavares Is Angry Podcast– After more than two years of asserting President Trump colluded with the Russians to swing the 2016 election, Rep. Eric Swalwell is facing a great deal of ridicule from right-wingers… Read More ›
Fox News, rabid rightwingers on social media, and the Trump re-election campaign skewered Rep. Eric Swalwell over the weekend for his two years of almost incessant calls of criminal misconduct against Trump that now may have come up empty following… Read More ›