Swalwell: We don't have enough evidence to impeach Trump

Rep. Eric SwalwellEric Michael SwalwellDems fight to protect Mueller amid Rosenstein rumors House panel signals Russia probe document dump before midterms Democrats opposed to Pelosi lack challenger to topple her MORE (D-Calif.) said Sunday there is not enough evidence yet to bring impeachment proceedings against President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Republican threatens to push for Rosenstein impeachment unless he testifies Judge suggests Trump’s tweet about Stormy Daniels was ‘hyperbole’ not defamation Rosenstein faces Trump showdown MORE.

On ABC’s "This Week," Swalwell said Trump is not above the law, but Democrats don’t have enough evidence yet to say that he has committed a high crime and misdemeanor.

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“We don’t want to be as reckless with the facts as he is,” he said. “I think having thorough investigations, putting forth an impenetrable case, doing it in a bipartisan way is the proper way to do this, but we’re not there yet.”

Last week, Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to tax fraud and violating campaign finance laws “in coordination and at the direction of a candidate for federal office,” indirectly referring to Trump.

“The best thing we can do is promise the American people if we are given the majority we will conduct the investigations Republicans are unwilling to conduct, including this campaign finance violation, including the questions around his contacts with the Russians and including his tax returns, which the American people have not seen but I promise a Democratic majority will ensure they do see,” Swalwell said on Sunday.