Rep. Eric SwalwellEric Michael SwalwellDem rep: Trump has ‘created a permissive environment’ where bombings, shootings happen Dem rep: Trump willing to delete parts of Constitution ‘to target people who don’t look like him’ Swalwell blasts Trump for holding rally during Hurricane Michael: ‘NOPE NOPE NOPE’ MORE (D-Calif.) is mounting a run for the White Home, in response to a Politico report, making him one of many first Democrats to problem President TrumpDonald John TrumpDemonstrators gather outside White House to protest Sessions’ ouster Acosta: ‘I didn’t put my hands on’ White House intern White House doubles down on decision to pull press pass from CNN’s Acosta MORE in 2020.
An aide to Swalwell declined to verify the Politico report, however famous that the three-term congressman has raised the prospect of a presidential bid in interviews and tv appearances for months.
The aide stated that with the midterm elections out of the way in which and the current delivery of his second youngster, Swalwell deliberate to “hunker down over the subsequent month and take into account what to do.”
The California Democrat might announce his choice someday within the first a part of 2019, the aide informed The Hill.
Swalwell himself wouldn’t verify the report.
“I’ve requested my mother to cease speaking to Politico. Simply kidding. No information to report. But,” Swalwell informed The Hill.
However in current weeks, Swalwell’s allies have talked up his efforts to boost cash for Democrats in Iowa, in addition to the truth that he is traveled to the state a dozen instances for the reason that begin of 2017.
Swalwell and his aides additionally boosted Democrats Cindy Axne, Abby Finkenauer and J.D. Scholten of their bids for Iowa Home seats this 12 months. Each Axne and Finkenauer received their races, whereas Scholten fell to Rep. Steve KingSteven (Steve) Arnold KingRepublicans express frustrations with campaign spending after midterm House losses GOP Rep. Steve King wins reelection amid mounting criticism Steve King bars Des Moines Register from covering election night event MORE (R).
He’ll make his newest journey to Iowa this weekend when he is set to satisfy with the Asian & Latino Coalition in Des Moines, in addition to the Iowa Democratic Social gathering chairs in Dubuque.
Swalwell additionally endorsed candidates in Iowa and New Hampshire all through 2018. Each states are among the many first to vote in presidential primaries and caucuses, making them key targets for presidential contenders.
However Swalwell’s not the one Democrat crisscrossing key major states forward of 2020. Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi Harris‘None of the above’ tops list of potential 2020 Dems, poll shows Trump asks Pence during press conference to be on 2020 ticket Melissa Harris-Perry says current slate of Dem presidential nominees look like ‘losers’ MORE (D-Calif.), a rising star in Democratic politics, has made visits to states, like Iowa, South Carolina and Florida, for instance. Likewise, former Vice President Joe BidenJoseph (Joe) Robinette Biden‘None of the above’ tops list of potential 2020 Dems, poll shows Durbin: Republicans are making it ‘as hard as possible’ to vote Trump asks Pence during press conference to be on 2020 ticket MORE, one other rumored presidential candidate, has stumped for candidates in key presidential states.
Neither have stated but whether or not they are going to mount White Home runs.
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