Swalwell demands McCarthy resign after joke about Pelosi, calls him “a would-be assailant of” Pelosi

Rep. Eric Swalwell is demanding GOP House Minority leader Kevin McCarthy resign.

Saturday, Michael Scherer tweeted that McCarthy had joked about hitting Pelosi with a oversized gavel he received as a gift.

In response, Swalwell (D-CA) wrote “America has suffered enough violence around politics.
@GOPLeader McCarthy is now a would-be assailant of @SpeakerPelosi. He needs to resign.

Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) also said “You need to apologize for your statement, or resign.”

Last week, CNN reporter Daniella Diaz shares video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi calling House Minority leader Kevin McCarthy “a moron.”