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Eric Swalwell @ericswalwell East Bay, California

Dad to Nelson & Cricket | Husband | Congressman for CA-15 Working to End Gun Violence Once and For All

4,352 Following   128,315 Followers   6,592 Tweets

Joined Twitter 9/21/11

Despite intimidation from @realDonaldTrump & distraction from his mouthpieces, it was crystal clear today that he r… shuts down the GOP's demand that the whistleblower's identity be exposed: 1. His/her report has alr…
Retweeted by Eric SwalwellMaking a mark on history, one pair of #Swalwelling shoelaces at a time.
.@ericswalwell to @cheddar/@jiveDurkey on Republican House Intel Chief Inquisitor Stephen Castor's role in the impe…
Retweeted by Eric Swalwell"The students at Saugus had undergone active shooter drills, and he 'grew up knowing this is a thing that happens.'…
Rep. Eric Swalwell: "You described in your text message exchanges that engaging in a scheme like this is 'crazy.' C…
Retweeted by Eric SwalwellSmart questions by @ericswalwell that get to the heart of the matter: Why hasn't this happened before? Is this beh…
Retweeted by Eric SwalwellAre you watching the #ImpeachmentHearings? Two nonpartisan career public servants say your national security and Uk…
2019“It was an honor of a lifetime.” 75 years ago, Pvt. 1st Class Joseph Reilly parachuted into Normandy on D-Day and…
Retweeted by Eric SwalwellThanks to all who sacrificed so much to serve our nation in uniform. #VeteransDay reacts to Jim Jordan’s appointment to the House Intelligence Committee, says public hearings are “an…
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Funny how people who were born into privilege, and made careers of lying and cheating, feel they’re “very unfairly… not just testify?
By calling @SpeakerPelosi "dumb," @SenJohnKennedy invites the world to compare her intelligence, efficacy, and mora…
Nearly 300 people showed up @ericswalwell’s townhall in Columbus, IN this summer..some drove from 6+ hours away. Th…
Retweeted by Eric SwalwellThis is what it takes to #EndGunViolence: a march from the town halls to the town squares to the ballot boxes. And…
#MotionlessMitch TERPS!
So honored and humbled that Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and so many of my friends and neighbors came out to s…
Q: Who benefits from undermining & tearing down the brave patriots who spend their careers (& often risk their live…❄️ ❄️ ❄️ you, @BetoORourke, for speaking out strongly, clearly & consistently to #EndGunViolence while…
We did. And it's damning.
2019 threw our allies under the bus, gave ISIS a boost, and gave Erdogan, Assad, and Putin everything they wanted.… @RepSwalwell @ericswalwell just said on @Morning_Joe, they are going to give the president a fair trial, adding…
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To call this a lynching is deeply offensive in ways you obviously don’t care about. It’s the rule of law. Get used… favorite line from last night’s Hardball? The ⁦@RepSwalwell⁩ observation that impeachment may focus on Trump’s d…
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A rare show of spine from @HouseGOP members, albeit behind closed doors. Too bad they won’t defend the Constitution…, @Abby4Iowa!
“But, her emails...” Meanwhile, @realDonaldTrump’s administration is a security dumpster fire. You’re not fighting for America; you use taxpayer $ to enrich yourself and cover your own ass. Abroad, you’…
Let’s recap– those who think betraying the Kurds was a bad idea: 👉🏻the House, on today’s 354-60 vote 👉🏻U.S. diploma… one single question about the climate crisis. Not one single question about the climate crisis. Not one singl…
Retweeted by Eric SwalwellThis is her. Her name is Gina. Her daughter's name is Summer. The problem with our economy is she has to live in he…
Retweeted by Eric SwalwellWhile you keep whining about process, we keep corroborating your confession, day after day after day.’s right to control their own bodies is non-negotiable. #codifyRoe #DemocraticDebateYep, and thank you for helping me create it, @kylealagood! #DemocraticDebate, @ewarren is right to note that mass shootings with assault weapons are only one part of Ameri…! Throwing popcorn from the cheap seats, eh? #DemocraticDebate again, @BetoORourke is on the right side of history by calling for the assault weapons buyback that I first pr… #DemocraticDebate, @PeteButtigieg is right: Trump’s betrayal of the Kurds undermines U.S. policy around the glob…
That potential for violence is why I introduced the Journalist Protection Act, to make a federal crime of certain p… #TrumpVideo isn’t "a joke." It isn’t "owning the libs." It's @POTUS expressing deep, abiding hatred for a const… Trump Doctrine: When your own crimes, lies and failures have backed you into a corner, sue blindly and hope for…
2019 dam is breaking.
"The remarkable turnabout reminds Swalwell of the character Mike, in Ernest Hemingway’s 'The Sun Also Rises,' when…
If @realDonaldTrump feels it's OK to betray our allies & let them die because they didn't stand with us in WWII, I… @realDonaldTrump has betrayed our allies, further distancing America from any who would fight alongside us against…
Let’s say it again, all together, for the slower learners: 🚨The President doesn’t get to dictate how Congress investigates him.🚨More and more Americans aren’t falling for the distraction tactics. They see the crimes are in plain sight. Constitution says you don’t get to choose your investigators, and if everything you did is “perfect,” you shoul…
Bless this kind man for embodying selflessness, leadership, and living one's faith - especially at a time when our… your staunchest GOP supporters know your #greatandunmatchedwisdom is a load of bunk. You're throwing allies un…
I’d still be running for president if I hadn’t listened to Rick Perry.
Sorry you had to see this unhinged #TrumpMeltdown, President @niinisto. Please know that we're hard at work, and ou…
Threatening to arrest those who would uphold the rule of law is straight out of the dictator playbook. Been talking…’s willing to tear our nation apart to protect himself. This is not a President.
We👏🏻read👏🏻what👏🏻you👏🏻said. We know what you did. It’s plain as day. You abused your power. And you’ll be held to ac…
Crooks supporting a crook."Consider this a moment. Trump gloated about beating the charge that he conspired with a foreign government to win… And the @NRA's leaders must be held accountable.🙈🙉🙊 it a high crime if the president is extorting dirt on his political opponents by holding up aid? "It sure as he…
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The memo shows this was a mob shakedown - we do for you, so now you've gotta do for me. An offer Trump believed the…
We’re moving ahead with a formal #impeachment inquiry; nobody is above the law, including @realDonaldTrump. But we… We've passed gun-violence legislation, we've introduced a plan to lower Rx prices, and we have real infrastru… rallying the world to save itself, she’d already make a better @POTUS than you. (Also, she’s not a liar, a croo…
People who deserve to be considered for the Nobel Peace Prize don't whine like spoiled brats if they don't win it.My #BannedBooksWeek choice is George Orwell's dystopian classic "Nineteen Eighty-Four," which warned of a regime th… @markos Dude, get a calendar.I’m contributing to Amanda because she’s an educator and a mom who will enact common sense gun safety measures to p…
Thousands of young people in San Francisco for the youth-led #ClimateStrike! There is hope for our future and ou…
Retweeted by Eric SwalwellHope for the future. May they keep on marching straight to the ballot box to oust all climate deniers and elect tho…
The IG deemed the #WhistleblowerComplaint urgent & credible; the law says it must go to Congress. It’s lawless to d…'s a good start. Let's stay loud and demand a #BanAndBuyBack of all those already putting our communities at risk… to mention the fact that @ericswalwell put it in his presidential platform and @Joebiden has pushed for a feder…
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@NewDay’re always looking for any excuse to avoid action to #EndGunViolence. Be truthful for once in your sad life and… shouldn’t have to live this way. Our kids shouldn’t have to grow up this way. #EndGunViolence #EnoughIsEnough funny so much as sad.
I just purchased and cannot wait. Thank you, @joshscampbell for your service to our country — both as a sworn law e…
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Headline could've read, "Republican leaders OK with weapons of war staying in US communities," or "Republican leade… many will recall, I was honored to be a guest of @ericswalwell at the first debate. Eric describes what happened…
Retweeted by Eric SwalwellWatching the #DemocraticDebate last night almost gave me a relapse, but I'm good. Really. (I'll always love Iowa.) minutes on gun violence prevention tonight. H/T @ericswalwell
Retweeted by Eric SwalwellThanks, @samisadancer. “Enjoying” isn’t the right word, but it’s a sense of grim satisfaction. It’s long past time… mandatory assault weapon buyback -- originally proposed by @ericswalwell -- gets huge applause at #DemDebate as…
Retweeted by Eric SwalwellWe need to ban and buy back every single assault weapon. Julia Sugarbaker called our slack-jawed politicians and th…
Retweeted by Eric SwalwellAnd look where we are now- ready to take real action to save American lives. #BanAndBuyBack #DemDebate that @ericswalwell was the first presidential candidate to support mandatory buyback of assault weapons.
Retweeted by Eric SwalwellHELL YES, @BetoORourke. #BanAndBuyBack #DemDebate
Great to see some of our nation's foremost companies standing up to help #EndGunViolence. As @LeviStraussCo CEO Chi…
Glad to have you here, @BradyBuzz. Let's get the job done.