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Swalwell defends speed of the impeachment hearings, says to US “on the clock” to ensure that the elections are protected

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California Congressman Eric Swalwell, a Democratic member of the House Intelligence Committee, joins Chris Wallace on ” Fox News Sunday.’

Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., the hasty pace of the impeachment inquiry in President trump argument defended on Sunday that with the 2020 presidential election, the far less than a year, and the beginning of the Democratic primaries just a few months in advance, it is relevant to discover whether Trump asked, to interfere with a foreign government in the country in the elections.

“Most importantly, the President has been called up to an upcoming election – there is an urgency to ensure that the election and the ballot box, have integrity, and if he interfere with the question of a foreign state, we are on the clock, to ensure that the ballot is protected,” Swalwell said during an appearance on “Fox News Sunday.”

Swalwell, a member of the House Intelligence Committee, the hearings on the impeachment inquiry, said that if lawmakers let the issue go to the courts, “we could lose everything we play in our democracy” by waiting for the process to. He added that the witnesses who came before the Committee in the last two weeks damning evidence against Trump.

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“This dish is a 9-to-12-month process, we could lose everything we value in our democracy, to wait on the courts,” he said.

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Anchor Chris Wallace brought the Watergate scandal, with the argument that no witnesses with first-hand knowledge have come forward to testify that it was a quid pro quo between Trump and Ukrainian presidents Vladimir Zelensky. The panel is not to determine whether Trump the reluctance of the military aid and a one-threatened-to-one meeting, if Kiev will announce to the public that an investigation of former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter the shops in the Ukraine.

“We have so many brave men in the White house, but we have said a lot of the President’s representatives have come forward,” Swalwell.

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Wallace also Swalwell asked if he was concerned to show the most recent surveys, that the General support for the charge has fallen significantly since the hearings began.

“I’m not focused on the polls, I don’t know, my colleagues are either,” Swalwell said. “This President took advantage of his great great power to help, at the request of a foreign government, to betray him, a choice.”

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