McCarthy Calls For Entire Intel Committee To Receive Briefing On Alleged Swalwell Spy


House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Sunday that every member of the House Intelligence Committee should receive a classified briefing from the FBI about Democratic California Rep. Eric Swalwell’s connections to a alleged Chinese spy.

McCarthy told Fox News’ “Sunday Morning Futures” that the Friday briefing concerning Swalwell’s relationship with an accused Chinese spy is damning.

“That is why today … what I’m going to request, that every single member on the House Intelligence Committee, gets the exact same briefing from the FBI that I did, because if this individual is sitting on this committee — Eric Swalwell — they’ve got to know the background of what has gone on. I can’t talk about the classified part, but you know what’s out there in the press,” McCarthy said.

“The one answer that I got out of that briefing was there is no way Eric Swalwell should continue to serve on the intel committee,” He said. (RELATED: Tucker Carlson: ‘Eric Swalwell … Used His Office To Promote Beijing’s Talking Points’ While Sitting On The House Intelligence Committee)

“The challenge here is the leaders of both parties are the only people who select to go on the Intel Committee,” McCarthy said, meaning that it will be up to Pelosi to remove Swalwell from the committee if the congressman does not resign himself.

The House minority leader from California, who has already called for Swalwell to step down, described the briefing as “very through” and said, “no one that was in that room could walk out and say Eric Swalwell should be on the intel committee. I don’t know — they had a briefing before in 2015 and I don’t… (Read more)

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