Skip to comments.Eric Swalwell: No apology necessary for surveilling Trump campaign
Posted on 04/19/2019 12:03:34 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., argued the special counsel's report "certainly" showed evidence of collusion and rejected the idea that President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign deserved an apology for the controversial surveillance conducted under former President Barack Obama's administration.
When Fox News host Julie Banderas asked Swalwell about a potential apology, the California congressman said that special counsel Robert Mueller's report "laid out a multiplicity of contacts between the Trump campaign and Russians."
He contended that although special counsel Robert Mueller's report didn't declare collusion beyond a reasonable doubt, it still showed enough evidence of troubling contacts between Russia and Trump's associates. Swalwell argued that "reasonable suspicion," a lower standard than "beyond a reasonable doubt," was all that was necessary for starting an investigation.
"There was certainly evidence of collusion, not evidence that met the beyond a reasonable doubt standard" he said on "Outnumbered" before affirming suspicions that Trump potentially knew about Russian activities related to the election. "This president is in no way cleared," Swalwell said.
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I bet Eric SwallowAll was regularly beat up in junior high and high school.
So a fake dossier paid for by the opposing candidate meets that? If I said "Swalwell is a cannibal because I smell it on his breath" could the poluce get a warrant for his refrigerator and garbage?
Imagine a Republican Congressman lying with impunity about Obama. He’d be forced to apologize profusely, denounced by his own party members, and driven from office.
Swalwell is an arrogant prick.
first he wants to literally nuke gun owners, then jail them, and now government spying on the opposition is a good thing: this guy is a real-deal fascist ...
Did you hear him backstroke when Banderas asked him if he would call for impeachment if there had been a President Clinton and it was found out she had deleted the emails under subpoena or had destroyed the Blackberries? What a weasel_ick.
This guy makes Schiff look intelligent.
Trump should sue all of them. They had no right or valid reason to spy on him, his family, his campaign etc. If the DOJ is not going to charge the crooks, then they should pay another way. It is one of the biggest American political crimes of all time.
And he shoots his stupid mouth off so much, I bet he’s got some more beatings coming to him, down the line. More likely if the MSM wasn’t completely corrupt, I suppose.
So he won’t mind the NSA and FBI surveilling his campaign?
We can’t even get Republicans to tell the truth about Obama.....
“Swalwell is an arrogant prick.”
Who also looks like he wears a bad toupee.
Eric we’re are going to spy on you because you are a pompous ass and we have ample evidence to back that up. Get ready for IRS scans, no fly list appearance, large cash transaction alerts, phone tapping and computer hijacking. You are troubling and we don’t like it.
Police state candidate
Swalwell, like Occasional-Cortex, would round everyone not like them into concentration camps and execute them with no remorse.
Too bad for them and their sycophants nor a government controlled by them, will be able to do it.
Rules for thee but not for me
The first day or so, these donkey brains are mildly amusing.
Now I’m back to needing a barf bag to listen to them.
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