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On Friday, Congressman Eric Swalwell, D-California, tweeted a not-so-subtle threat against people who still support former President Donald Trump after the FBI raided Trump’s home in Mar-a-Lago for allegedly retrieve classified documents that he was not authorized to have.
Swalwell warned that those who still support the former president have one last chance to “get off the Trump train” before he becomes “ugly”. Otherwise they would end up in “the wreckage” as he put it.
Undaunted, conservatives online lambasted the congressman, reminding him of his own alleged romantic involvement with a Chinese spy.
The California congressman began his stern tweet on Friday by saying, “If you’ve been on the Trump train for the past 7 years, you’ve made an unexpected stop. Time to get off. Wherever you think it’s going , it’s not .”
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He accused Trump of stealing classified US government material and endangering law enforcement.
“Trump stole Top Secret documents. He put a target on the cops. This is getting ugly. Don’t be in the wreckage,” he tweeted ominously.
According to the FBI, “the bureau uncovered classified records from former President Trump’s home in Mar-a-Lago…some of which were marked as top secret.” Although the former president insisted that all recovered documents had been “declassified”.
Media outlets, such as the New York Times, have reported that the FBI is investigating whether Trump violated the Espionage Act.
Tories blasted Swalwell’s take.
Former Trump attorney Jenna Ellis scoffed at the spying allegations and slammed the congresswoman, tweeting, “The Espionage Act?! If ANYONE is guilty of leaking information that could harm national security is ERIC SWALWELL.”
Conservative commentator Carmine Sabia asked: “But did he hit a Chinese spy? I know someone did it but I forget who.”
“Didn’t you fuck a Chinese spy?” asked RedState columnist Buzz Patterson.
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RedState Deputy Editor Brandon Morse wrote, “This reboot of the Mueller report is every bit as bad as the original,” implying that the latest accusations against Trump are equivalent to the debunked allegations of Russian collusion leveled against the government. ‘former president.
The Daily Wire’s Michael Knowles made the same point, tweeting, “‘The walls are closing in! We’ve got it now! It’s Mueller time!'”
Conservative commentator Pete D’Abrosca dismissed Swalwell’s claim entirely, tweeting, “Lmao yeah that’s never gonna happen.” He then asked the question, “If we are the ones in trouble, why are they the ones who seem so desperate?”
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