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Armando Mayorga, right, originally from Nicaragua, but deported from the United States after living in California for years, stands on the Mexico side of the first of two border walls Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, in Tijuana, Mexico. U.S. President Donald Trump walked out of his negotiating meeting with congressional leaders …

Democrats Crack on the Wall

Congressional Democrats are ditching House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s ardent opposition to any barrier or wall along the U.S. border with Mexico, as the partial government shutdown continues and President Donald Trump takes his case directly to the border itself.

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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

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Swalwell: Trump a ‘Lying,’ ‘Weak’ President

Wednesday, Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) weighed in on Michael Cohen’s hush money payments to women for President Donald Trump, calling Trump a “lying,” “weak president” for acknowledging payments now that he denied earlier in the year. “[T]he people actually have already

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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

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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.

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Swalwell: Trump Would Have Been Indicted This Week if Not POTUS

Thursday on MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show,” Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) weighed in on the Paul Manafort conviction and Michael Cohen plea this week, saying President Donald Trump would have been indicted if he were not the president of the United States. “As a former prosecutor, I don’t see

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Dem Rep Eric Swalwell Hints at 2020 Run

A 2020 presidential run could be in the works for Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA), he said Sunday during an appearance on MSNBC’s “Kasie DC.” According to Swalwell, the decision will likely come after the November midterm elections. “I’m going to do all I can

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Swalwell: ‘We Always Knew’ Trump Knew About Trump Jr. Meeting

On Friday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Deadline: White House,” Representative Eric Swalwell (D-CA) stated that Michael Cohen saying that President Trump knew about Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting with Russians is “like telling us that the sun sets in the west. We

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Dem Rep Swalwell: Trump Is a ‘Cruel, Cold Con Artist’

Thursday on Fox News Channel’s “Your World,” Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) called President Donald Trump a “cruel, cold con artist,” which he said was based on his immigration policies. Partial transcript as follows: SWALWELL:  The guy cares about ratings more

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Swalwell Doubles Down on Schiff’s Attack — GOP ‘Worse Than Bums’

Monday on CNN’s “The Lead,” Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) defended his colleague Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) for calling Republicans “bums.” Swalwell said, “Well, I think ranking member Schiff’s point is if they are not willing to have their minds changed about