Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) literally begged his colleagues on the Senate floor to do something about gun violence after the Uvalde school shooting.
Senator Chris Murphy criticized his colleagues for their inaction on gun reform measures just two days after a gunman killed 10 people at a supermarket in Boulder, Colorado.
“I have just come to the conclusion that Congress has become complicit in these crimes,” Murphy (D-Conn.) told MSNBC. “When Congress doesn’t act, it sends an unintentional but very real sign of endorsement to these would-be killers. It looks like we’re approving the way in which they are managing their grievances, because we don’t do anything year after year.”
A bill to expand federal background checks on all gun sales has been reintroduced in the Senate by Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.). The bill, the Background Check Expansion Act, was also reintroduced in the House by Representative Mike Thompson (D-Calif.).
Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) said that Congress needs to know now about any illegal activity in Trump's Saudi arms deal from the fired State Department IG.
Senator Chris Murphy has accused the Trump administration of surrendering to Coronavirus. The Connecticut Democrat claims there is no plan to tackle the outbreak.
“If you’re criticizing Trump’s Coronavirus response as ineffective, you’re doing it wrong,” Murphy wrote.
GOP Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky is using his power as Senate Majority Leader play political games and to pressure 2020 Democratic candidates, according to an article this morning in the Los Angeles Times.
Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) responded to the Capital Gazette shooting by reminding America that Republicans in Congress have sent potential shooters a green light to kill through their inaction on gun violence.
"If I thought he was going to offer something that was real, actual consolation, I'd be willing to hear more. I'm not sure what's that we would get."
"They are all going to go down with the ship if they are seen as trying to protect against the truth coming out in this investigation."
As gun violence continues to rear its ugly head all across this country, the American people want to see real change, not more extremist, guns-everywhere rhetoric from the NRA.
If Trump can't properly honor U.S. soldiers when they make the ultimate sacrifice for this country, it's likely he will be just as casual and reckless when deciding to send them into harm's way.
When Trump turns on his TiVo to watch his favorite channel, he is going to find Democratic Senator Chris Murphy calling him a health care arsonist and a hostage taker for his sabotage of Obamacare.
"This silence has become unintentional endorsement. It's become a kind of sick complicity."
"Today our President will sit in his opulent golf resort attacking hurricane first responders," Murphy tweeted.
Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) warned Republicans that if they try to bring up Graham-Cassidy for a vote, he has 100 amendments ready to go that will keep the debate going until the reconciliation language expires on September 30.
"The longer that it's out there the more it's going to stink. People are going to figure out what they're trying to do to the country."
Democratic Senators Brian Schatz of Hawaii, Cory Booker of New Jersey, and Chris Murphy of Connecticut are marching to the Congressional Budget Office in search of the secret Senate Republican health care bill.
Murphy didn't explicitly call for the impeachment of the president, but his comments suggest that Democrats are becoming more comfortable heading down that road.
In a clever trap, Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) is calling for Donald Trump to testify under oath, because it is a near certainty that Trump would commit perjury.
Murphy said that Trump should stop whining about not getting his way and start learning how to run the government.