Chris Wallace: 'Just insane' Swalwell is talking impeaching Trump again

"Fox News Sunday" anchor Chris WallaceChristopher (Chris) WallaceDC delegate: Congress took up police reform due to 'impatience in the streets' Activist: Stop vilifying protesters and try to understand why they are fighting Ex-CDC director: 'No doubt' coronavirus 'has the upper hand' MORE on Friday said it is "insane" that Rep. Eric SwalwellEric Michael SwalwellVoters must strongly reject the president's abuses by voting him out this November Democrats face tough questions with Bolton Twitter, Facebook see new tactics in foreign disinformation efforts MORE (D-Calif.) has discussed impeaching President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse panel approves 0.5B defense policy bill House panel votes against curtailing Insurrection Act powers after heated debate House panel votes to constrain Afghan drawdown, ask for assessment on 'incentives' to attack US troops MORE for a second time, arguing that both Democrats and Republicans need to focus on problems facing the country instead of resorting to "politics of personal destruction."

The comments from Wallace come after Swalwell told CNN earlier this week that Democrats are "not going to take our options off the table" regarding future impeachment while discussing Trump's critical comments regarding the Roger StoneRoger Jason StoneJudge gives Stone an extra 14 days to report to prison DOJ denies giving Stone special treatment over prison sentence delay Barr denies pattern of upholding Trump's interests, blames 'media narrative' MORE case, which House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiHouse votes unanimously to extend deadline for coronavirus small-business loan program Overnight Defense: House panel votes to ban Confederate flag on all Pentagon property | DOD report says Russia working to speed US withdrawal from Afghanistan | 'Gang of Eight' to get briefing on bounties Thursday OVERNIGHT ENERGY: House approves .5T green infrastructure plan | Rubio looks to defense bill to block offshore drilling, but some fear it creates a loophole | DC-area lawmakers push for analysis before federal agencies can be relocated MORE (D-Calif.) called "an abuse of power" for allegedly attempt to influence a Justice Department matter.

"We’re not going to let [Trump] just torch this democracy because he thinks that he’s been let off once and we’re not going to do something about it," Swalwell added. 


Wallace joined Fox News radio to advise against a second impeachment, saying that "the last thing" Americans want is "to go down this road again."

"When you're hearing people like Eric Swalwell say, 'Well, maybe we're going to impeach again.' Insane, just insane," Wallace told host Chris Foster on "The Fox News Rundown" on Fox News Radio.

"Both sides need to focus on actually helping people deal with the problems that they face in this country," Wallace continued. "Whether it's the economy or jobs or education or health care or foreign policy, whatever. They need to be focusing on that and not ... staying in this kind of politics of personal destruction."

Wallace also said Trump should not have weighed in on the recommended sentencing in the Stone case, which was originally set for 7-9 years. The president commented that the length of the sentence was egregious after the recommendation was made public.

"It seems to me that most people in this country, the last thing they want to do is go down this road again," Wallace said. "And we seem to be headed, not necessarily to impeachment, but down this road of the president doing things that are very questionable. I think weighing in on the sentencing — it wasn't a guideline — it was a recommendation by prosecutors. And then the recommendation gets changed and now he's attacking the judge. I think that's all really misguided on his part."


Four Justice Department prosecutors resigned from the Stone case on Tuesday after Attorney General William BarrBill BarrBarr praises Seattle police chief as officers clear protest zone Judge strikes down Trump administration rule denying asylum to most migrants at southern border Supreme Court declines challenge to DOJ execution method MORE stepped in to recommend a lower sentence than the agency recommended for lying to Congress and witness tampering.   

It was later revealed on Wednesday that Tomeka Hart, a former Democratic congressional candidate, said she served as foreperson on the jury that convicted Stone on obstruction charges in November.

Several of Hart's anti-Trump tweets were then uncovered, including a March post about the Mueller investigation, which led to the charges against Stone. 

A federal judge denied Stone's request for a new trial on Wednesday.