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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… https://t.co/5l73MNF5ZI.@ericswalwell shuts down the GOP's demand that the whistleblower's identity be exposed: 1. His/her report has alr… https://t.co/uBU0jtDLZJ
Retweeted by Eric SwalwellMaking a mark on history, one pair of #Swalwelling shoelaces at a time. https://t.co/Y501aYtVN4
11/15
2019
.@ericswalwell to @cheddar/@jiveDurkey on Republican House Intel Chief Inquisitor Stephen Castor's role in the impe… https://t.co/05yAas8aH6
Retweeted by Eric Swalwell"The students at Saugus had undergone active shooter drills, and he 'grew up knowing this is a thing that happens.'… https://t.co/LSExjoMKBJ
11/14
2019
Rep. Eric Swalwell: "You described in your text message exchanges that engaging in a scheme like this is 'crazy.' C… https://t.co/CPaZtCMJZc
Retweeted by Eric SwalwellSmart questions by @ericswalwell that get to the heart of the matter: Why hasn't this happened before? Is this beh… https://t.co/12YmnPltxI
Retweeted by Eric SwalwellAre you watching the #ImpeachmentHearings? Two nonpartisan career public servants say your national security and Uk… https://t.co/hkDMhotRct
11/13
2019
https://t.co/5fSAiMfIcI https://t.co/aJhvl11c57“It was an honor of a lifetime.” 75 years ago, Pvt. 1st Class Joseph Reilly parachuted into Normandy on D-Day and… https://t.co/LkzpF53Q2s
Retweeted by Eric SwalwellThanks to all who sacrificed so much to serve our nation in uniform. #VeteransDay https://t.co/eCbNXvEAzH.@RepSwalwell reacts to Jim Jordan’s appointment to the House Intelligence Committee, says public hearings are “an… https://t.co/n8sa3izqLL
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11/11
2019
Funny how people who were born into privilege, and made careers of lying and cheating, feel they’re “very unfairly… https://t.co/Ljcfgisc2hBingo. https://t.co/yb2eUcbb5NWhy not just testify? https://t.co/2UGQu1nBa8
11/9
2019
By calling @SpeakerPelosi "dumb," @SenJohnKennedy invites the world to compare her intelligence, efficacy, and mora… https://t.co/8QuGYGmcbU
11/7
2019
Nearly 300 people showed up @ericswalwell’s townhall in Columbus, IN this summer..some drove from 6+ hours away. Th… https://t.co/XAIHuRImRA
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… https://t.co/Yg5AjnNyxw
11/6
2019
#MotionlessMitch https://t.co/wjXM6GUiFrGO TERPS! https://t.co/Ct3ZBlBvDv
11/5
2019
So honored and humbled that Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and so many of my friends and neighbors came out to s… https://t.co/UtWZGFwq1i
11/4
2019
Q: Who benefits from undermining & tearing down the brave patriots who spend their careers (& often risk their live… https://t.co/15iiXz116r❄️ ❄️ ❄️ https://t.co/uNnIQKtmAcThank you, @BetoORourke, for speaking out strongly, clearly & consistently to #EndGunViolence while… https://t.co/FS0qyPOUHz
11/2
2019
We did. And it's damning. https://t.co/i9j8sVtjJq
10/31
2019
https://t.co/sjXYNv0Vpx https://t.co/ulRZjfPYqMTrump threw our allies under the bus, gave ISIS a boost, and gave Erdogan, Assad, and Putin everything they wanted.… https://t.co/aiJDjEuDBIAs @RepSwalwell @ericswalwell just said on @Morning_Joe, they are going to give the president a fair trial, adding… https://t.co/cdLO6HUxoX
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10/23
2019
To call this a lynching is deeply offensive in ways you obviously don’t care about. It’s the rule of law. Get used… https://t.co/mwSB0RWEV2My favorite line from last night’s Hardball? The ⁦@RepSwalwell⁩ observation that impeachment may focus on Trump’s d… https://t.co/rGSSflVzRT
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10/22
2019
A rare show of spine from @HouseGOP members, albeit behind closed doors. Too bad they won’t defend the Constitution… https://t.co/QS1GBS2ciECongratulations, @Abby4Iowa! https://t.co/0dY1HegnDQ
10/21
2019
“But, her emails...” Meanwhile, @realDonaldTrump’s administration is a security dumpster fire. https://t.co/wZHFQXLYhOPLEASE. You’re not fighting for America; you use taxpayer $ to enrich yourself and cover your own ass. Abroad, you’… https://t.co/FeQw1mr2ik
10/18
2019
Let’s recap– those who think betraying the Kurds was a bad idea: 👉🏻the House, on today’s 354-60 vote 👉🏻U.S. diploma… https://t.co/gZlCFwbFc3Not one single question about the climate crisis. Not one single question about the climate crisis. Not one singl… https://t.co/9Zsw4DBQ7j
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… https://t.co/vLRf305Skb
Retweeted by Eric SwalwellWhile you keep whining about process, we keep corroborating your confession, day after day after day. https://t.co/0KgOjK7MZxWomen’s right to control their own bodies is non-negotiable. #codifyRoe #DemocraticDebateYep, and thank you for helping me create it, @kylealagood! https://t.co/qv2sSQL3JT https://t.co/yxH2nYI2phAt #DemocraticDebate, @ewarren is right to note that mass shootings with assault weapons are only one part of Ameri… https://t.co/drYD6IswyhYep! Throwing popcorn from the cheap seats, eh? #DemocraticDebate https://t.co/2F0X5j7xrMOnce again, @BetoORourke is on the right side of history by calling for the assault weapons buyback that I first pr… https://t.co/NXcPSyfu3TAt #DemocraticDebate, @PeteButtigieg is right: Trump’s betrayal of the Kurds undermines U.S. policy around the glob… https://t.co/8vgrxQIh2m
10/16
2019
That potential for violence is why I introduced the Journalist Protection Act, to make a federal crime of certain p… https://t.co/yplutFCpXUThe #TrumpVideo isn’t "a joke." It isn’t "owning the libs." It's @POTUS expressing deep, abiding hatred for a const… https://t.co/D7VwdTjpZuThe Trump Doctrine: When your own crimes, lies and failures have backed you into a corner, sue blindly and hope for… https://t.co/58aNRSI2la
10/14
2019
https://t.co/afwGM3Wots https://t.co/2XohFLk8tyThe dam is breaking. https://t.co/5EWxugPwFa
10/12
2019
"The remarkable turnabout reminds Swalwell of the character Mike, in Ernest Hemingway’s 'The Sun Also Rises,' when… https://t.co/UzoNSqHgiW
10/11
2019
If @realDonaldTrump feels it's OK to betray our allies & let them die because they didn't stand with us in WWII, I… https://t.co/4cdpprVvt2 @realDonaldTrump has betrayed our allies, further distancing America from any who would fight alongside us against… https://t.co/Ju8oQKcZps
10/9
2019
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. https://t.co/AfhLHoG5qeThe Constitution says you don’t get to choose your investigators, and if everything you did is “perfect,” you shoul… https://t.co/FWTLGAdGVI
10/8
2019
Bless this kind man for embodying selflessness, leadership, and living one's faith - especially at a time when our… https://t.co/tuEHJ7zSVrEven your staunchest GOP supporters know your #greatandunmatchedwisdom is a load of bunk. You're throwing allies un… https://t.co/NbWgD4Scmf
10/7
2019
I’d still be running for president if I hadn’t listened to Rick Perry.
10/6
2019
Sorry you had to see this unhinged #TrumpMeltdown, President @niinisto. Please know that we're hard at work, and ou… https://t.co/yElvRcQ5ei
10/2
2019
Threatening to arrest those who would uphold the rule of law is straight out of the dictator playbook. Been talking… https://t.co/hU6U81vLTNHe’s willing to tear our nation apart to protect himself. This is not a President. https://t.co/101DxPdJoJ
9/30
2019
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… https://t.co/LHvOHMOclb
9/29
2019
Crooks supporting a crook. https://t.co/iTHbOBsoAL"Consider this a moment. Trump gloated about beating the charge that he conspired with a foreign government to win… https://t.co/SGG1HMNULUYep. And the @NRA's leaders must be held accountable. https://t.co/JMVudvjqlP🙈🙉🙊 https://t.co/B9njaLahEAIs it a high crime if the president is extorting dirt on his political opponents by holding up aid? "It sure as he… https://t.co/2HuGwxABzZ
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9/27
2019
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… https://t.co/u3AXEIdQQO
9/25
2019
We’re moving ahead with a formal #impeachment inquiry; nobody is above the law, including @realDonaldTrump. But we… https://t.co/kTalIZVNHyLiar. We've passed gun-violence legislation, we've introduced a plan to lower Rx prices, and we have real infrastru… https://t.co/cX0QWRi5W3By rallying the world to save itself, she’d already make a better @POTUS than you. (Also, she’s not a liar, a croo… https://t.co/zeRc1UMjoP
9/24
2019
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… https://t.co/5HvUdl7Dux @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… https://t.co/TOjKes0UeS
9/23
2019
Thousands of young people in San Francisco for the youth-led #ClimateStrike! There is hope for our future and ou… https://t.co/jJJxfCQqlC
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… https://t.co/2Is83wl7x9
9/20
2019
The IG deemed the #WhistleblowerComplaint urgent & credible; the law says it must go to Congress. It’s lawless to d… https://t.co/UfMg1AIZGaIt's a good start. Let's stay loud and demand a #BanAndBuyBack of all those already putting our communities at risk… https://t.co/OAIYLs41TiNot to mention the fact that @ericswalwell put it in his presidential platform and @Joebiden has pushed for a feder… https://t.co/46vF81gBfM
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9/19
2019
@NewDay https://t.co/O6Ynl6yNGkYou’re always looking for any excuse to avoid action to #EndGunViolence. Be truthful for once in your sad life and… https://t.co/uQHbWDmx0LWe shouldn’t have to live this way. Our kids shouldn’t have to grow up this way. #EndGunViolence #EnoughIsEnough https://t.co/5cEzJjQp3zNot funny so much as sad. https://t.co/qD076Bpwau
9/18
2019
I just purchased and cannot wait. Thank you, @joshscampbell for your service to our country — both as a sworn law e… https://t.co/quQ5Xqy7ru
9/17
2019
┳┻| ┻┳| ┻┳| ┳┻| ┳┻| ┻┳| ┻┳| ┳┻| ┳┻| ┻┳| ┳┻| ┻┳| ┳┻| _ ┻┳| •.•) Merrick Garland ┳┻|⊂ノ ┻┳| https://t.co/oUiDHSEVzb"Red flag" laws can save lives. Every state should have them. #EnoughIsEnough #EndGunViolence https://t.co/DkQFraOP0uIn America, Congress decides whether to wage war. But you’re always been a tool of foreign powers, so you’ll never… https://t.co/9qpvznKkav
9/16
2019
Headline could've read, "Republican leaders OK with weapons of war staying in US communities," or "Republican leade… https://t.co/nIpjt4B4HOAs many will recall, I was honored to be a guest of @ericswalwell at the first debate. Eric describes what happened… https://t.co/u7si98F7Z0
Retweeted by Eric SwalwellWatching the #DemocraticDebate last night almost gave me a relapse, but I'm good. Really. (I'll always love Iowa.) https://t.co/4o1MiKJXfX20 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… https://t.co/ZGVqCuIgDbA mandatory assault weapon buyback -- originally proposed by @ericswalwell -- gets huge applause at #DemDebate as… https://t.co/lHkujdTnhA
Retweeted by Eric SwalwellWe need to ban and buy back every single assault weapon. Julia Sugarbaker called our slack-jawed politicians and th… https://t.co/JYjmQCe2Jy
Retweeted by Eric SwalwellAnd look where we are now- ready to take real action to save American lives. #BanAndBuyBack #DemDebate https://t.co/DZi6BhbBtxReminder that @ericswalwell was the first presidential candidate to support mandatory buyback of assault weapons. https://t.co/qxvW4dJmvG
Retweeted by Eric SwalwellHELL YES, @BetoORourke. #BanAndBuyBack #DemDebate
9/13
2019
Great to see some of our nation's foremost companies standing up to help #EndGunViolence. As @LeviStraussCo CEO Chi… https://t.co/ZYPU96nykK
9/12
2019
Glad to have you here, @BradyBuzz. Let's get the job done. https://t.co/Jltpav24aL
9/10
2019

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