Chris Murphy

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U.S. Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut says he’s introducing an amendment to the Defense Appropriation bill that the Senate is expected to take up this week. The amendment would cut off U.S. support for the Saudi-led coalition war in Yemen.

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U.S. Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut called President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh a Second Amendment radical and said he could set back progress states have made on gun control legislation.

Murphy Says No To Chinese-Made Drones

May 29, 2018
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Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy, a member of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, is making it a priority for the federal government to purchase American-made drones.   

The federal government continued to purchase drones manufactured in China, despite reports from the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement claiming Chinese-made drones spied on the United States and provided the Chinese government with critical infrastructure and law enforcement data.

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A 101-year-old Connecticut World War II veteran was honored with three medals over the weekend for his service—74 years after being wounded in combat. 

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Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut was the keynote speaker at a forum on the global arms trade in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday. Murphy said the country’s domestic attitude towards guns is having a global impact.