U.S. Senator from Connecticut.
The actual news here is that the NRA, facing bankruptcy, has only $2m to spend. For comparison, Senate candidates were spending $2m A DAY last fall. This “campaign” is a proof point that the political momentum has shifted.
3/ First, after the U.S. finally pulled our support for the Saudi led military effort, the Saudis made a ceasefire proposal. The Biden admin is committed to the diplomatic work needed to help broker an end to this conflict. This is critical.
6/ Finally, the long-term goal is still a negotiated peace agreement. We need an inclusive framework for political negotiations that will finally end this conflict and I look forward to getting an update on progress from today's witnesses.
Just finished a good meeting in Derby with Naugatuck Valley leaders about infrastructure priorities for the region. A lot of good things happening in the valley - new companies, new apartments, new restaurants. Thanks to @rosadelauro for joining.
This hasn't gotten enough attention, but you need to know. Everybody needs to know. 1/ It's about the massive coverup campaign underway to disguise the octopus-like Russian election interference operation being run on Trump's behalf. Please read this whole thing.
It's worth asking why we spend $600 billion a year on the military if we can't get more than 5000 troops and 50 helicopters to Puerto Rico.
Trump said yesterday no one cares about his tax returns. @RonWyden & I have a bill requiring their release. Retweet this if you agree w us.
97% of Americans believe that you should have to pass a background check before you buy a gun. RT if you're one of them.
19 out of 20 murderers have no mental illness diagnosis. 4 out of 5 mass shooters have no mental illness diagnosis, and half showed no signs on a prior, undiagnosed illness. Framing this as just a mental illness problem is a gun industry trope. Period. Stop.