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Eric Swalwell

Eric
Swalwell

(Eric Swalwell dropped out of the race on 7/8/19) Eric Swalwell is the Representative for California’s 15th congressional district, who was first elected in 2012. Before becoming a Congressman, Swalwell served on the City Council of Dublin, California and worked as an Alameda County Deputy District Attorney (just like Kamala Harris! Do you think they’re friends??) Swalwell got his B.A. and J.D. at the University of Maryland. Learn more about Representative Swalwell below:

Why are you running

“I want to bring the promise of America to all Americans. The promise is a simple one: if you work hard, your blood, sweat, and tears should add up to you doing better for yourself and dreaming bigger for your kids.”

— Eric Swalwell

Top Priorities

Gun Reform

Universal background checks and ban and buy back military-style semi-automatic weapons.

Health Care

Expand access to affordable health care and invest in research for cures for ALS, Alzheimers, and cancer.

Education

No-interest federal student loans and tax-free employer education contributions.

Tweeter in Chief

Pod Save America

2020: Eric Swalwell on gun control and being bold

Timestamps

[00:03:26] On gun control

[00:04:47] Background checks

[00:05:38] What he’d do re: gun violence

[00:08:00] Main ideas other than guns

[00:10:30] Medicare for All / public option

[00:11:37] On education / student debt

[00:14:40] On the Mueller Report

[00:17:09] On President Trump

[00:18:40] On impeachment

[00:20:01] On Russia undermining democracy

[00:23:30] On the danger of Trump

[00:25:26] China economic challenge

[00:28:40] Challenge social media companies about divisive posts on their platforms

[00:30:26] On election tampering / ballot box security

[00:31:08] National privacy law

[00:33:26] On foreign policy; Iran

[00:35:45] On human rights; China

[00:37:35] Intelligence leaks and abuses

[00:40:15] On his conservative family

[00:43:07] In winning the midterms and on to 2020

[00:44:45] Supporting women running for office / female vice president

[00:46:37] On being younger and fresher than Donald Trump

On how the gun conversation has changed since Parkland

On education and student debt

On Russia undermining our democracy

Timestamps

[00:03:26] On gun control

[00:04:47] Background checks

[00:05:38] What he’d do re: gun violence

[00:08:00] Main ideas other than guns

[00:10:30] Medicare for All / public option

[00:11:37] On education / student debt

[00:14:40] On the Mueller Report

[00:17:09] On President Trump

[00:18:40] On impeachment

[00:20:01] On Russia undermining democracy

[00:23:30] On the danger of Trump

[00:25:26] China economic challenge

[00:28:40] Challenge social media companies about divisive posts on their platforms

[00:30:26] On election tampering / ballot box security

[00:31:08] National privacy law

[00:33:26] On foreign policy; Iran

[00:35:45] On human rights; China

[00:37:35] Intelligence leaks and abuses

[00:40:15] On his conservative family

[00:43:07] In winning the midterms and on to 2020

[00:44:45] Supporting women running for office / female vice president

[00:46:37] On being younger and fresher than Donald Trump

His name is Mitch McConnell, and he sucks.

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