Richard Blumenthal

Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., addresses the Women's March rally at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. Activists are returning to the streets a year after millions of people rallied worldwide at marches for female empowerment, hoping to create an enduring political movement that will elect more women …

Dem Sen Blumenthal: Congress Should Reduce Presidential Discretion

On Tuesday’s edition of CNN’s “AC360,” Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) argued that the presidential discretion the Supreme Court relied on to uphold the travel ban needs to be limited by Congress. Blumenthal said, “We have introduced legislation that would cut


Dem Sen Blumenthal: Arming Teachers Is ‘Toxic Lunacy’

On Wednesday’s broadcast of “MSNBC Live,” Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) argued that arming teachers is “toxic lunacy” that “makes our schools less safe.” Blumenthal said, “There’s a real moment of opportunity here. And the president has to provide leadership, which


Blumenthal: Dems Willing to Be Flexible on Funding for Trump’s Wall

Sunday on New York AM 970 radio’s “The Cats Roundtable,” Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) said that Democrats are willing to be flexible with funding for President Donald Trump’s border wall, calling it “important” to invest in border security. “Bipartisanship has