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

Rep. Eric SwalwellEric Michael SwalwellFox News host: MSNBC, CNN the 'real agents of Putin' Trump campaign slams Dems for 'collusion hoax' Conservatives wage assault on Mueller report MORE (D-Calif.) said Sunday there is not enough evidence yet to bring impeachment proceedings against President TrumpDonald John TrumpPapadopoulos claims he was pressured to sign plea deal Tlaib asking colleagues to support impeachment investigation resolution Trump rips 'Mainstream Media': 'They truly are the Enemy of the People' 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.