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GOP Leader Calls Swalwell a Security Risk

McCarthy wants vote on removal from Intelligence Committee

(Newser) - The Republican House leader says he'll call for a vote to remove Rep. Eric Swalwell from the chamber's Intelligence Committee, saying his relationship with a suspected spy for China makes him a security threat. Rep. Kevin McCarthy tweeted Friday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had again named Swalwell...

Swalwell Suit: Trump Was 'Delighted' About Capitol Riot

Congressman also names Donald Trump Jr., Rudy Giuliani, Rep. Mo Brooks in complaint

(Newser) - Fallout from the attack at the US Capitol continues, this time with a new lawsuit against Donald Trump from another Democratic congressman. Last month, a complaint was filed by the NAACP on behalf of Rep. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi, claiming the former president—as well as lawyer Rudy Giuliani and...

Report: Chinese Spy Slept With 2 Midwest Mayors
Report: Chinese Spy Slept
With 2 Midwest Mayors
investigation

Report: Chinese Spy Slept With 2 Midwest Mayors

Axios investigation uncovers alleged espionage of woman based in Bay Area

(Newser) - Axios is out Tuesday with the results of a yearlong investigation that makes some big claims about Chinese espionage tactics. The story by Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian focuses on a young woman identified as Christine Fang, or Fang Fang, who established herself as a presence in Bay Area politics, first as...

Behold, Now We Have Fartgate
Behold, Now We Have Fartgate

Behold, Now We Have Fartgate

Eric Swalwell denies it was him live on MSNBC

(Newser) - It was a serious topic, truly. Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell was talking to Chris Matthews of MSNBC's Hardball on Monday night about the impeachment inquiry when a sound erupted. And that sound is why the term "Fartgate" was trending Tuesday morning, per Yahoo . You can hear for yourself...

This Is the First Democrat to Drop Out of 2020 Race

Eric Swalwell ends his presidential bid

(Newser) - U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell of California is ending his presidential bid, becoming the first candidate in the 2020 Democratic primary field to exit the campaign. Swalwell announced his decision Monday, the AP reports. He had signaled that he would consider bowing out of the presidential race if he was...

18th Democrat Joins the Race
18th Democrat Joins the Race

18th Democrat Joins the Race

Rep. Eric Swalwell makes announcement on Late Show

(Newser) - California Rep. Eric Swalwell is officially in the running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. Swalwell made the announcement during a taping Monday of CBS' The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, the AP reports. The congressman says, "I see a country in quicksand, unable to solve threats from abroad,...

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