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Posted on 01/28/2019 9:14:50 AM PST by jazusamo
Full title: Rep. Swalwell's 'Outrageous' and 'Irresponsible' Interview in Which He Calls Trump an 'Agent of Russia'
In a recent interview for PBS Firing Line with Margaret Hoover, Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA), who sits on the House Intelligence Committee, didn't even flinch when he called President Trump an "agent of Russia."
Swalwell video at link
Margaret Hoover presses Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) about claiming, without evidence, that President Donald Trump is an agent of Russia
"He betrayed our country and I don't say that lightly," Swalwell said.
He doesn't say it with evidence, either, as Ms. Hoover astutely noted.
But, he provided what he thought was evidence. First, Swalwell mentioned that hushed meeting Trump had with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki over the summer, which produced no notes. Furthermore, Swalwell said, Trump "has taken us out of Syria, which is a top priority of Russia," and he wants to take the U.S. out of NATO.
Swalwell also reminded Hoover how Trump told Russia to "keep" hacking U.S. elections. Although he appeared to be joking when he said it. All those things are, Hoover noted, "circumstantial" evidence, not "hard" evidence. But Swalwell stood his ground, telling his interviewer that the evidence is "hiding in plain sight."
Former Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) called the interview "outrageous."
This video is so over-the-top and outrageous. I cant believe how irresponsible this is.
Hoover, again challegning Swalwell's narrative, mentioned that Trump signed sanctions against Russia, to which Swalwell asserted that the president "begrudgingly" signed them only after Congress forced his hand.
The most shocking part of the interview, though, was that Swalwell kept a straight face throughout.
Oh and it wasn't his only gaffe this weekend.
Grand prize for worst analogy ever.
Tell a lie often enough ....
More like a flaming horses ass.
At least half of the people in Washington are complete dim-witted emotional basket cases.
This clown is one of many.
Eric Swalwell convinced me of one thing in his Firing Line interview - he is, at the VERY least mentally, slow, thick, dense, and probably retarded.
That’s what Democrats do..........................
Swallowswell is just trying to eclipse the behavior of the complete a$$hole, Fortney “Pete” Stark, whom he replaced.
Remember this Swalwell guy wants to be able to bomb we “deplorables”.
Yep, I remember. This turkey belongs in a psych ward.
Somebody needs to check this guy and make sure HE’S not a Russian agent. Sounds like a classic case of projection to me.
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“he is, at the VERY least mentally, slow, thick, dense, and probably retarded”
Now that’s definitely true. When you watch him, he seems in another world - he’s living in some weird, weird dream that includes only him.
When he does manage to grasp the real world he reacts like a kid: huffing, puffing, face scowling, spouting threats and platitudes at the same time.
It’s comical that he was elected in his district. It’s basically majority Indian and Chinese now. In a few more years he’ll be another Crowley - displaced by a non-white in a primary, and then he’ll disappear.
He has a serious butt whooping coming his way.
The Democrats are the new Soviets. Democrats please stop projecting your shit on others.
Swalwell says Trump has betrayed our country...he must have a different concept of what “our country” is than a normal person.
He’s not nuts. This RAT knows his dumbed down voters will eat this nonsense up because they WANT to believe it. Like most RATs he’s basically a con man.
when they closed the insane asylum, the inmates just moved into Capitol Hill
And the doofus is one of the myriad Rats announcing a 2020 presidency run.
“The Democrats are the new Soviets.”
So very true.
Yep, I remember. This turkey belongs in a psych ward.”
That’s probably where he escaped from....and then again he is from crazy California.
Adam Schiff is a liar, smarmy and totally unethical. Swalwell on the other hand is just plain stupid. He has zero concept of reality and facts. To him facts are what he thinks regardless of what the real facts are. Anybody who can spout the things he does with a straight face has to be really stupid. The real sad part is those who vote for him are even stupider, but then they are the product of the California education system.
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