Congressman Eric Swalwell Of California Is Running For President

Headline Roundup April 9th, 2019

California Congressman Eric Swalwell announced he is running for President on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert."

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California Representative Eric Swalwell, one of President Trump's most outspoken critics in Congress, announced he is seeking the presidential nomination in what is shaping up to be the largest Democratic primary field in U.S. history.

The 38-year-old San Francisco area lawmaker announced his presidential campaign during an appearance on "The Late Night Show with Stephen Colbert" airing Monday night on CBS.

"I've already done a lot, but I can do more," he said in a clip released by the show. "I've been in Congress for six years. I've defended...

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From the Right
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Representative Eric Swalwell (D-CA) on Monday announced his intention for running for president on "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert."

Not everyone was excited about the what they saw. In fact, Swalwell has made a name for himself as anti-gunner and, like practically every other 2020 Democrat, plans to run on the gun control issue.

While he wants to be known as a strong supporter of "gun safety," his claim to fame is wanting to nuke gun owners.

Congressman Eric Swalwell is focusing on fighting gun violence, and...

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The California Democrat will announce his candidacy on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" on Monday night.

The show tweeted out a video clip of Swalwell making the announcement after speaking on what he considers to be some of the problems in the current administration.

“I see a country in quicksand, unable to solve problems and threats from abroad, unable to make life better for people here at home,” Swalwell told Colbert.

“I’m ready to solve these problems. I’m running for president of the United States.” Swalwell added. “Boy, did...

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