He’s Running: Eric Swalwell Slithers into Dem’s Presidential Pile

If you are one of those people who enjoys a 20-page-long menu from Cheesecake Factory, the presidential race just got even better for you because Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) has joined the Democrat’s presidential pile-up. How many people are running for the Democrat nomination? I have no idea.

You might recognize Swalwell from his frequent television appearances where he belches out RUSSIA collusion fantasies and spins like a whirling dervish. Here’s a video of Swalwell on the fake news death star CNN promising the ecstatic show hosts that he’s seen classified info that suggests Trump’s treasonous collusion with RUSSIA. I wonder if Mueller’s squad saw this info too.

Like a good political celebrity, Swalwell made his announcement on the unserious, late night Colbert clown show.

“I talked to kids who sit in their classrooms afraid they’ll be the next victims of gun violence. They see Washington [D.C.] do nothing about it after the moments of silence,” Swalwell stated. “They see lawmakers who love their guns more than our kids and none of that is going to change until we get a leader who is willing to go big on the issues we take on, be bold on the solutions we offer, and do good in the way that we govern. I’m ready to solve these problems. I’m ready to solve these problems. I’m running for president of the United States.”

Swalwell’s flagship issue is gun control and he has an anti-gun twerkfest in Coral Springs, Florida with a Parkland shooting survivor scheduled for today at 5pm.

“I have already done a lot,” said of his time in Congress and his presidential bid, “but I can do more.”

Really? What has he done? He’s on TV all the time, when does he have time to do things like…legislate? He certainly seems confused about our current laws.

“We should go big and be bold and expect in our lifetime that we can have background checks,” Swalwell said at the Progress Iowa event in December. “We can ban and buy back every single weapon of war. We can fund and study gun violence. We can take care of people with mental illness needs.”

We have background checks and we do fund gun violence studies. I think people probably don’t want to sell their firearms to the government, the government already has plenty of firearms, that’s the point.

Let’s get serious, Swalwell is a straight, white male who is never going to be put up in front for the Democrats. He’s campaigning for VP (unlikely) or a cabinet position. Or a late night show or a CNN gig.

About Liz Sheld

Liz Sheld is the senior news editor at American Greatness. She is a veteran political strategist and pollster who has worked on campaigns and public interest affairs. Liz has written at Breitbart and The Federalist, as well as at PJ Media, where she wrote "The Morning Briefing." In her spare time, she shoots sporting clays and watches documentaries.

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