Chris Murphy (@ChrisMurphyCT )

Chris Murphy

Bio U.S. Senator from Connecticut.
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TweetDeck : Sen. Chris Murphy: We are reasserting our responsibility to be a coequal branch with the executive in foreign policy making. Its a role that Congress has abdicated for decades.

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iPhone : Two years ago, when Senator Rand Paul and I introduced a bill to cut arms sales to Saudi Arabia, only 27 Senators voted with us.

Today, 56 voted to end U.S. support for the Saudi war in Yemen.

Thank you to everyone that called and urged the Senate to vote on this resolution.…

Twitter Media Studio : This is a big deal. The Senate just approved my resolution with Bernie Sanders & Mike Lee to end U.S. involvement in the war in Yemen. Heres why that matters, and what has to happen next.

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iPhone : Once in a while, with persistent prodding and shaming, the U.S. Senate rises to the moment.

Final vote on the Lee/Sanders/Murphy resolution to pull America out of the immoral, disastrous Yemen war: 56-41.

A historic day.

iPhone : When Sen Chris Murphy first talked about U.S. complicity in #Saudi-led war in #Yemen on Senate floor, he was the only one.

Today, senators from both sides of the aisle are speaking on Senate floor in support of ENDING all support for this unconscionable war


TweetDeck : Heading down to the floor soon for votes on amendments and then the final vote on our resolution to end U.S. involvement in the war in Yemen. Here's why this vote is such a big deal.…

TweetDeck : School shootings in America are becoming more frequent and more deadly. It's time for Congress to have the political courage to keep our kids safe from gun violence.…

TweetDeck : In place of my column today, I publish this photo from my Yemen trip: "This Is What Our Yemen Policy Looks Like" I hope that before senators vote today on the Yemen war, they'll look at this girl.

Twitter Web Client : This is positive. And make no mistake, it's no coincidence that the success of these negotiations is occurring at the same time Congress is ending the blank check to the Saudi side of the war.…

iPhone : One of the most decent and kind people I’ve ever had the pleasure to work with. Quarterbacked the 2016 Mental Health Reform Act - a legacy achievement. So excited he is staying in the CT family.…

iPhone : 60 was our most optimistic target on this critical vote. Shows that the bipartisan outrage over Trump’s Saudi policy isn’t wearing off. Now, up to 10 hours of debate.…

iPhone : This past month has been the deadliest month to date in the war in #Yemen. Today the Senate will vote on #SJRes54 to end U.S. military support for this brutal war. Call now and demand your Senators vote to stop helping Saudi Arabia starve Yemen!

iPhone : Sen. Chris Murphy discusses how the murder of Jamal Khashoggi did — and didnt — affect the potential passing of a resolution that will remove US support from the Saudi war in Yemen

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TweetDeck : Paul Wozniak and Mayor Dunn aren't firefighters, but saw the flames in Wolcott and ran toward them to help. Jamil Lawrence is alive because of their bravery.…

iPhone : American involvement in Yemen is a moral failing. Call your MoC and tell them to hold Saudi Arabia accountable and end U.S. involvement in the war in Yemen: #YemenCantWait

Twitter Media Studio : TODAY the Senate is voting on our bill to end U.S. involvement in the humanitarian nightmare in Yemen. Heres what you can do right now.

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