Eric Swalwell Challenges Republicans to Dispute His 'Facts'; It Ends Badly

Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) attempted to defend his and other Democrats’ claims that the facts in the impeachment debate were “undisputed” by challenging Republicans in the House Judiciary Committee to dispute his facts. It went badly — very badly.

Swalwell: If Barr Won't Release Unredacted Mueller Report, 'We'll Subpoena It'

On Saturday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “AM Joy,” House Intelligence Committee and House Judiciary Committee member Eric Swalwell (D-CA) stated that if Attorney General William Barr will not release the complete, unredacted Mueller report, “we’ll subpoena it.” Host Joy Reid asked, “If

Eric Swalwell Dares Trump to Sue Him — I Have 'Seen Evidence of Collusion'

Monday on MSNBC’s “Deadline,” Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) doubled down on his previous claims that he has seen “evidence of collusion.” Swalwell said, “Chairman Schiff and I were always clear that we have seen evidence of collusion. Now what Mr. Mueller can’t

Swalwell Doesn't Favor Impeachment — 'Bad for Democracy'

Friday on syndicated radio’s “Hugh Hewitt Show,” Rep. Eric Swalwell cautioned House Democrats against voting to impeach President Donald Trump, saying he thinks it is “bad for democracy.” Instead of impeaching without an “airtight case,” Swalwell said his hope is that Trump is voted out at the ballot box. “Now do you think you’ll be voting in favor of articles of impeachment in the coming Congress, Eric Swalwell?” host Hugh Hewitt asked. “I hope not,” Swalwell replied. “I really hope not, because I think that’s bad for democracy. I’d rather see Donald Trump impeached at the ballot box by the voters. I don’t want to make him a martyr. And I also just think you know, it, impeachment is almost like going through a bankruptcy. It’s just a very hard thing to come out of. But no one is above the law, and you know, we have to take our job seriously. And if there is evidence, I think we should have an airtight case, seek bipartisan buy-in, and be able to explain to the American people why this, you know, extraordinary measure is necessary.” Follow Trent Baker on Twitter @MagnifiTrent

Dem Rep. Swalwell: ‘Swalwell-Biden’ Is a Possible 2020 Ticket

Thursday on CNN’s “The Situation Room,” Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) said he was “open to entertaining” the possibility of the Swalwell-Biden 2020 ticket. Pop artist Cher told ITK Sunday that Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) or Swalwell should run with former Vice President Joe Biden. Blitzer asked, “Are you prepared to run in 2020 as either a presidential or a vice president presidential candidate?” Swalwell replied, “Or Swalwell-Biden, Wolf. I’m open to entertaining both variations. And I was actually as a fan of Cher, and my mom has been to many of her concerts, my mom was just thrilled. I think my mom has sent that to every person in the world she has ever talked to.” Follow Pam Key on Twitter @pamkeyNEN

Swalwell: 'We're Going to Do All We Can' to Get Whitaker to Recuse Himself

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” Representative Eric Swalwell (D-CA) vowed that Democrats will do everything they can to get Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker to recuse himself due to the fact that Whitaker has “pre-judged” Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation.