Swalwell’s Campaign Spent Thousands on Booze, Limos

Also spent over $7,000 at luxury restaurants in D.C. and $21,000 at hotel where his wife worked...

The campaign of Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., spent thousands of dollars on alcohol and limousine services, according to recent financial disclosures.

The Swalwell for Congress committee spent $4,051.32 at AA Limo Service LLC between April 6 and May 27 and $5,058.32 at two wineries and one brewery.

He also spent over $7,000 at luxury restaurants and steakhouses in D.C., and $21,160.75 at the Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay, where Swalwell’s wife, Brittany Watts, worked as director of sales.

It is unclear whether Watts is still employed at the resort, according to Fox News.

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The disclosures follow another recent report that a special interest group paid for Swalwell’s trip to Qatar with other members of Congress.

The trip was funded by the U.S.-Qatar Business Council, which spent $84,000 on the lawmakers.

The lawmakers obtained approval from the House Ethics Committee for the trip, but House rules prohibit special interest groups from funding separate entertainment activities during these trips.

Swalwell also came under fire after it was reported that he once had a close relationship with a suspected Chinese spy.

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Democrats defended Swalwell, but Republicans demanded that he be stripped of his position on the House Intelligence Committee.

“He was the most over-the-top critic of President Trump on Russia collusion, and it turns out, he’s sleeping with a Chinese spy,” Paul said in December. “I mean, my goodness. The hypocrisy. It’s appalling, and he really should be red-faced and ashamed of himself and really, probably ought to just resign from Congress.”

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff responded in a letter and said Swalwell is a “trusted member of our committee” and that he had “acted fully in accordance with his responsibilities” after intelligence officials warned him about Fang.

Schiff said that Republican leaders, including then-House Speaker John Boehner and the then-chairman of the intelligence panel, Republican Rep. Devin Nunes, were briefed on the situation at the time and “expressed no opposition to his continued service on the committee.”

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