Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-California) said lies and slurs against him being spread by Kevin McCarthy incited death threats.
Swalwell’s video on MSNBC’s Deadline: The White House:
Asked by MSNBC’s Nicole Wallace why she was stripped of her commission, Swalwell said:
Well, political revenge. Kevin McCarthy seems to want to heat up the leftovers of a story dating back to Barack Obama’s first term.The FBI, in rare fashion, they never talk about an investigation.All I’ve done is help them. and never suspected of cheating.
The result of his argument is not only that I am in the company. When Kevin McCarthy calls and threatens, people parrot what Kevin McCarthy says. So he knows it. We told him I told him about this. I have publicly broadcast to him when you do this, it will lead to threats to me, my wife and our children. I said I will. And they were using the words that Kevin McCarthy used. All this has a cost.
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Swalwell replied. He wants to focus on enacting the revenge he promised in this corrupt deal. He won’t even stop and talk to me when I try to talk to him. “
Kevin McCarthy doesn’t care if his lies incite death threats against fellow members of the House and his family. Because we have a contract to
McCarthy stripped Swalwell of his commission on the committee because he is suing Donald Trump for the 1/6 attack.
Kevin McCarthy knows and doesn’t care that he’s putting the lives of Eric Swalwell’s little ones at risk.
That’s what the Republican Party has become.
Jason is the editor-in-chief. He is also a White House press pool and a congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a BA in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy with a specialization in the social reform movement.
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