Rep. Eric Swalwell Eric Michael Swalwell says he will convene a bipartisan 'blended cabinet' if elected president Pollster says there is no downside to Dems jumping into 2020 primary Top Obama administration official: 2020 entirely about whether Dems win back middle class MORE (D-Calif.) formally launched his campaign for the presidency Sunday in his hometown of Dublin, Calif., according to CNN.
Swalwell, who has made his push for stricter gun control a central theme of his run, identified the 201
"A year ago, hope died at Parkland," Swalwell said. "But, in a uniquely American way, due to the courage and strength of children, reborn was at Parkland. Hope has been reborn here in America too. That's why I started my campaign at Parkland. I pledged to that community what I pledge to. to you – will be the first campaign to end the violence in my campaign. "In his remarks, Swalwell laid out specific agenda items, including a buyback program for assault weapons and universal background checks. for all gun purchases
He also became the latest candidate in the crowded democratic field to not accept donations from corporate political action committees.
"This is not a campaign that will retain to special interests. accept no corporate PAC money and we're not going to be driven by the polls, "he said, according to CNN.