‘If Republicans aren’t interested in saving public lives they should be interested in saving their own political lives,” Murphy said.
Background check bill
GOP foils Murphy bid to force gun bill vote
Murphy tried to force a vote on the bill by asking unanimous consent of the senators on the floor, but a GOP colleague objected.,
Trump reportedly abandons gun bills sponsored by Murphy, Blumenthal
The president appears to have abandoned his pledge to support gun control laws made after back-to-back mass shootings in Dayton and El Paso.
Murphy says gun deal is possible, despite impeachment and attacks by Trump
Murphy said the White House reached out to him to discuss a new gun background check bill hours after House Democrats announced an impeachment inquiry into the president.
Blumenthal, Murphy relaunch effort to broaden gun buyer background checks
Connecticut’s Democratic senators plan to re-introduce a universal background check bill this week that was first proposed six years ago as a response to the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary school.