Tag Archives: Chris Murphy

US Quietly Releases $100M In Withheld Aid To Lebanon

The Associated Press reports: The Trump administration has quietly released more than $100 million in military assistance to Lebanon after months of unexplained delay that led some lawmakers to compare it to the aid for Ukraine at the center of the impeachment inquiry. The $105 million in Foreign Military Financing funds for the Lebanese Armed Forces was released just before …

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Dem Senator Sparks #UnfollowTrump Movement

Roll Call reports: Critics of President Trump began using the hashtag #unfollowTrump on Twitter Monday morning, following the lead of Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) who said he would unfollow Trump’s “hate-filled, racist, and demeaning” feed. The hashtag began circulating on social media after Murphy appeared on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” to explain his decision to unfollow the president’s @realDonaldTrump account. “Yesterday …

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Dem. Sen. Chris Murphy: Recent Facts Show We’re Now “Beyond The Stage” Of Clinton’s Impeachment [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Connecticut, said the publicly available facts from special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe indicate President Donald Trump’s actions are “beyond the stage” of what led to the impeachment of former President Bill Clinton. On “This Week” Sunday, Murphy left the question of whether or not to move to impeach the president to the House and …

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After Repeated Exchange With Dem Senator, DeVos Concedes Schools Can’t Call ICE On Students [VIDEO]

The Huffington Post reports: Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, who sparked a firestorm last week when she said it was a school’s choice to call Immigration and Customs Enforcement to report potentially undocumented students, changed her tune Tuesday, telling a Senate subcommittee she doesn’t think schools can call ICE on undocumented students. DeVos’ reversal came during a tense exchange with Sen. …

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Dem Sen. Chris Murphy: Jared Kushner Must Resign

The Hill reports: Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) called Wednesday for Jared Kushner, President Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law, to resign from his White House post in the wake of revelations about a campaign meeting with a Russian lawyer who promised damaging information about Hillary Clinton. Murphy said Kushner misled Trump and Vice President Pence, causing them to state falsely that …

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Dem Sen. Chris Murphy To Donald Trump: If Hillary Is Assassinated, Her Blood Will Be On Your Hands

The Hill reports: Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) is accusing Donald Trump of suggesting his supporters kill Hillary Clinton, tweeting furiously that “blood will be on your hands.” Trump said Friday night at a campaign rally that Clinton’s Secret Service detail should have their guns taken away to “see what happens to her.” “I think that her bodyguards should drop all …

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Our Youngest Senator

When Vice President Joe Biden swore in Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) yesterday, Murphy’s toddler son Ryder played along.

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