Rep. Eric SwalwellEric Michael SwalwellSwalwell says he’ll convene a bipartisan ‘blended cupboard’ if elected president Pollster says there isn’t any draw back to Dems leaping into 2020 main Prime Obama administration official: 2020 ‘fully’ about whether or not Dems win again center class MORE (D-Calif.) formally launched his marketing campaign for the presidency Sunday in his hometown of Dublin, Calif., in keeping with CNN.
Swalwell, who has made his push for stricter gun management a central theme of his run, recognized the 2018 Marjory Stoneman Douglas Excessive College taking pictures in Parkland, Fla., as a formative second, in keeping with the community.
“A yr in the past, hope died at Parkland,” Swalwell stated. “However, in a uniquely American method, owing to the braveness and power of youngsters, hope was reborn at Parkland. Hope has been reborn right here in America too. That is why I began my marketing campaign at Parkland. I pledged to that neighborhood what I pledge to you — I would be the first marketing campaign to make ending gun violence the highest precedence in my marketing campaign.”
In his remarks, Swalwell laid out particular agenda gadgets, together with a ban and buyback program for assault weapons and common background checks for all gun purchases.
He additionally grew to become the most recent candidate within the crowded Democratic subject to vow to not settle for donations from company political motion committees.
“This isn’t a marketing campaign that might be beholden to particular pursuits. We are going to settle for no company PAC cash and we’re not going to be pushed by the polls,” he stated, in keeping with CNN.