Swalwell Bets Chris Matthews That Trump Will Be Impeached

Posted on June 11, 2019 7:25 pm

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Presidential hopeful Rep. Eric Swalwell (D., Calif.) made a “gentleman’s bet” with MSNBC host Chris Matthews during an appearance Tuesday on Hardball.

Swalwell’s bet came as Matthews showed irritation with his noncommittal answers and argued that Democrats’ investigative “ploys” short of impeachment were just “dithering.” Matthews asked repeatedly whether he supported impeachment immediately, as House Judiciary Committee chairman Jerry Nadler (D., N.Y.) does according to Matthews.

“Whose side are you on? Nadler’s or Pelosi’s?” Matthews asked Swalwell.

“I don’t accept that they are in conflict with each other,” Swalwell said.

“You don’t? So I’m wrong. My reporting is wrong?” Matthews