Tag: 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

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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

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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

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Dem Sen Blumenthal: ‘We Can Expect to See More Indictments’

On Monday’s broadcast of CNN’s “OutFront,” Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) declared that more indictments can be expected in Robert Mueller’s investigation. Blumenthal said, “[O]ne point is clear: These indictments and convictions show why I fought so hard for a special

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Chuck Schumer Latest Democrat to Donate Campaign Cash from Harvey Weinstein

Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) will donate campaign contributions he received from Harvey Weinstein to charity, his spokesman said Friday, joining at least three other Democrats who have pledged to donate their contributions after a New York Times exposé published Thursday detailed decades of sexual harassment allegations against the Hollywood super-producer and Democratic Party power player.