Swalwell Told Trump to Declassify Docs in April, Now Calls Him ‘Lawless’ for Declassifying Docs

UNITED STATES – JULY 30: Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., speaks during the House Democrats’ news conference to discuss Republican lawsuit against President Obama and the House Democrats’ focus on the economy on Wednesday, July 30, 2014. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

A Californian congressman and prominent Russian “collusion” hoaxer is eating crow after President Donald J. Trump ordered the declassification of documents pertaining to the ongoing investigation into his election.

Trump is “only putting forward to the American people what he believes helps him completely and recklessly risking sources and methods who could be put at risk and have their lives at risk,” said Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) on CNN this week.

But Swalwell struck a very different chord in April, when he dared Trump to declassify the same documents in order to prove that crimes have been committed during the course of the deep state’s Russian “collusion” investigation.

“If the president wants to say that Susan Rice committed a crime, he has the power to declassify. No one else does,” he said. “So, he could actually show us where the crime was. I don’t expect he will, because I think this is just more obstructionism.”

Now, Swalwell, a member of the House Intelligence Committee, is hilariously squirming to reluctantly accept transparency.

“So you know, transparency is great, but he doesn’t want to put out the full story or all of the evidence that exists against him,” he griped this week.

When asked if a more broad declassification of documents would strike his fancy, Swalwell continued bashing Trump instead of answering the question.

“Well, the problem with how he views transparency is he thinks an ongoing investigation should have the facts that came forward so far put out in the that’s not how investigations work. And you don’t let subjects of investigations dictate the terms of investigations.”

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