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WASHINGTON — East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell has become a household name known for his criticism of Donald Trump on cable television, via Twitter and during the former president’s two impeachments. But after the second trial’s end, he says he’s ready to reach across the aisle.
WASHINGTON — Representative Eric Swalwell approaches his impeachment manager duties as both an experienced prosecutor and a vocal critic of President Trump over the past several years.
After graduating from law school, Mr. Swalwell spent seven years in the district attorney’s office in Alameda County, Calif., and was the office’s lead prosecutor on hate crimes.
As the angry mob of President Trump’s supporters pushed and pounded on the doors of the House of Representatives Chamber, intent on stopping the certification of the election, Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Dublin, tore off his suit coat and girded for the chambers to be invaded.
It's been more than two years since I first called for a ban and national mandatory buyback of all military-style assault weapons, and the body count has only continued to rise since then.
Seventeen years ago today, I was coming up out of the Metro subway when I realized the world had changed.