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Eric Swalwell Announces He Will Run for Re-election, Breaking Promise to Give Up Seat if He Ran for President

Rep. Eric Swalwell is running for re-election in Congress, despite a pledge he made in February to give up his seat if he ran for president.

Swalwell claims that he isn’t breaking his promise because of how early he is dropping out of the presidential race — and because his lawyers said it was fine.

Appearing on the It’s All Political podcast in February, Swalwell asserted that he would give up his seat because voters needed to be assured “you’re not hedging and that you don’t have a lifeboat.”

“If you decide to run for president, would you give up your seat in Congress?” asked host and San Francisco Chronicle reporter Joe Garofoli, the Free Beacon reported at the time.

“Yes,” Swalwell responded.


Read the full story from The Gateway Pundit

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