Eric Swalwell

Anti-gun groups, Eric Swalwell try to fundraise off Buffalo massacre

Wasting little time in the aftermath of Saturday’s mass shooting at a Buffalo supermarket, gun control groups and at least one Democratic lawmaker are already using the monstrous, racially-motivated crime to try and fill their campaign coffers. Screenshots of fundraising emails sent out by Everytown for Gun Safety, Brady PAC and Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) were shared on social media this week.  “This weekend’s mass shooting in Buffalo is yet another horrifying reminder of how white supremacy is deadly, especially when it’s combined with easy access to guns,” read a screenshot of an email from Everytown for Gun Safety that was tweeted...
Picture for Anti-gun groups, Eric Swalwell try to fundraise off Buffalo massacre
San Francisco Examiner

Opinion: ‘Republicans are rooting for Russia’: Thanks Twitter and Eric Swalwell for messaging political garbage

Hours after Russia’s assault on Ukraine began, East Bay Congressman Eric Swalwell tweeted to his 1.2 million followers: “Republicans are rooting for Russia.”. It was a message the Democrat repeated throughout the day. “Republicans are rooting for Russia and against America,’’ he tweeted a few hours later. “RT...

Eric Swalwell describes reaching ‘tipping point’ with death threat from Joe Rogan listener

A House Democrat and former impeachment manager during the second proceedings against Donald Trump last year has described reaching a “tipping point” regarding death threats he has received, including from an alleged Joe Rogan listener. Eric Swalwell told fellow congressman and Democrat National Committee chairman Jamie Harrison in a podcast on Friday how he began calling out his attackers – and was surprised by what he heard back – after reaching a “kind of tipping point”. The Democrat said of his abusers, one of whom he revealed in December had cited being influenced by Fox News anchor Tucker Carlson...