Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) destroyed the Trump and GOP claim that impeachment is a secret process by revealing that dozens of Republicans were at Bill Taylor’s testimony.
Rep. Swalwell said on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, “So there were a lot when we started. I counted about 75 people in this very small room, you know, about two-thirds of them were members. Now, at the end of the day after all of the complaints about the process, after all of the attacks on the chairman, it was about, you know, a ten to one ratio of Democrats to Republicans.”
Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) dozens of elected Republicans attended Bill Taylor’s testimony, but they left and didn’t stay for the whole thing. pic.twitter.com/aaFk6g8jaL
— Sarah Reese Jones (@PoliticusSarah) October 23, 2019
Swalwell was asked how many Republicans were in the room, and he answered, “Dozens, dozens.”
Rep. Swalwell added that Republicans use their time early in the hearing to attack the process, and then they leave, “They use a lot of otheir time in the beginning of each of these hearings to attack the process. They have access to be there,