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Congressman Eric Swalwell

Representing the 15th District of California

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May 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15), a member of the House Committee on the Judiciary, introduced the Freedom from Assault Weapons Act, to ban assault weapons and require the government to buy them back, removing them once and for all from American communities.

May 20, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15), a member of the Committee on the Judiciary and the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, introduced the Corporate Duty to Report Act of 2019, which would require companies to disclose to the government when a foreign person, country, or organization attempts to subvert our election once again with political ads.

May 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) called for an impeachment inquiry concerning U.S. Attorney General William Barr.

April 30, 2019 Press Release

[WASHINGTON, DC] – Today, U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (D-CA) and U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) introduced the Duty to Report Act – legislation to help protect our elections from foreign interference by requiring federal campaign officials to notify law enforcement if offered assistance by agents of another government.

April 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) led 96 House Members in urging rejection of President Donald Trump’s proposal to slash funding for transit security that is crucial to protecting American lives.

April 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) led 140 of his House colleagues in opposing President Trump’s proposal to gut America’s investment in energy efficiency and renewable energy.

March 22, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15), chair of the Intelligence Modernization and Readiness Subcommittee of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and member of the House Judiciary Committee, issued the following statement Friday after Special Counsel Robert Mueller submitted his investigative report to Attorney General William Barr:

March 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15), Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), and Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) reintroduced the Journalist Protection Act to make a federal crime of certain attacks on those reporting the news.

February 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA), the Chairman of the Intelligence Modernization and Readiness Subcommittee, released the following statements.

Chairman Adam Schiff:

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In The News

February 26, 2019 In The News
If the House Intelligence Committee now seems to be suddenly surging forward more aggressively, it’s because we were held back while crucial time was wasted over the past two years.
 
February 1, 2019 In The News
Ahead of next week's State of the Union address, Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell of California announced Friday that he invited one of the students who survived the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, as his guest for the event.
 
January 25, 2019 In The News
The high-profile politician discusses his legislative priorities and his (potential) upcoming run for the White House.
 
January 11, 2019 In The News
A few days ago, my 19-month-old son, Nelson, threw a tantrum because his baby sister was holding a toy he wanted.
 
Any parent knows that if you give in to a toddler every time he pitches a fit, he’ll keep pitching fits to get whatever he wants. Sadly, House and Senate Republicans don’t understand that about our president.
 
October 18, 2018 In The News
With the Saudi monarchy apparently still not prepared to tell the world what happened to Jamal Khashoggi during an interrogation in Turkey, America must act decisively and immediately to oppose authoritarian violence against journalists and critics.
 
September 11, 2018 In The News

Seventeen years ago today, I was coming up out of the Metro subway when I realized the world had changed.

September 2, 2018 In The News

“It’s going to be okay. It’s going to be okay.”

August 31, 2018 In The News

White House counsel Don McGahn, whose imminent departure was announced by President Trump this week, will likely be called to testify before Congress about his efforts to constrain testimony in the Russia investigation if Democrats capture control of the House in this fall’s elections, says a top House Democrat.

August 27, 2018 In The News

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - BART has been awarded $6.8 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

This one-time FEMA funding will help with safety and security.

BART is one of a dozen large transit agencies to get a piece of this $88 million pie.

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July 24, 2018 In The News

A Democratic congressman has introduced a bill to make it a criminal offence for the US president, vice president, their families or their companies in which they have at least half-ownership, to receive “anything of value” from a foreign power. 

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