"If you ran into Matt Gaetz or Ted Cruz or Jim Jordan at the Santa Monica Pier, you would say, 'These are nice guys!'" Swalwell said during a podcast.
Swalwell believed the building was secure and precautions were just being taken. But the House Chaplain's unsolicited prayer left him "shaken."
In his new book, Swalwell details how the Ukraine scandal was a key turning point in Trump's seeming inability to move past political controversies.
Jeff Sessions, Bill Barr, and Rod Rosenstein all claimed ignorance of the subpoenas - but top Democrats say they'd have required top-level sign-off.
The ex-president's former personal attorney told Insider that Trump acted like the head of an organized crime syndicate.
Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell is suing Brooks for inciting the Capitol riot. Swalwell's attorneys say Brooks is dodging the suit.
"If this is any preview of how they [Republicans] would govern, I think it's good reason not to let them anywhere close to a majority," Swalwell said.
"Predictably, he went speechless. I regret I wasn't more explicit," the California lawmaker said of the Friday incident.
Attorney Phillip Andonian told Punchbowl News that he hired a private investigator when there was no response from Brooks' chief of staff and counsel.
"Trump directly incited the violence at the Capitol ... and then watched approvingly as the building was overrun," the suit states.
On Tuesday, Axios reported that a suspected Chinese spy got close to Rep. Eric Swalwell of California early in his political career and, separately, slept with two unnamed US mayors as part of a yearslong intelligence campaign. Swalwell has not been accused of wrongdoing, and Axios also did not report […]
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House Intelligence Committee member Rep. Eric Swalwell said on CBS’ “Face the Nation” Sunday that the impeachment inquiry has uncovered evidence of an “extortion scheme” involving President Donald Trump so far in the impeachment inquiry. Swalwell said that evidence is stacking up ahead of the impeachment inquiry moving into its […]
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