OMFG SOUND ON pic.twitter.com/StziH3Yh49— Andrew Lawrence (@ndrew_lawrence) November 19, 2019
NEWS: SWALWELL denies it was him who farted on MSNBC: pic.twitter.com/IYmHwYfuGf— Addy Baird (@addysue) November 19, 2019
“It was not me!!!!” he said in a text message. “It’s funny tho.”
As the clip of Swalwell quickly circulated on the internet, some began to speculate that the California representative was the one behind the loud flatulence.
But in a text to BuzzFeed News on Monday night, Swalwell denied having anything to do with it.
“It was not me!!!!!” he wrote. “Ha. And I didn’t hear it when I was speaking.”