The CT senator has been pleased by bipartisan support for aid to Ukraine. But some GOP presidential candidates are skeptical of giving more.
International sympathy for Ukrainian refugees fleeing the Russian invasion should apply to all refugees, no matter their color or country.
Russia’s stash of oil and natural gas has folks in the U.S. and Europe on edge as the invasion of Ukraine spills into its fifth day.
Chris Murphy met wit h Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky this weekend, burnishing his foreign policy credentials and promoting an alternative to Trump diplomacy,
Sen. Chris Murphy, whose trip to Ukraine last summer was cited in the effort to impeach and remove President Donald Trump, is going to Kiev again.
Sen. Chris Murphy said the vote to acquit the president means “We have failed to protect the republic.”
The GOP defeated a Democratic attempt to call witnesses at the impeachment trial and Trump’s acquittal is expected — but not until next week.
President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial entered a new phase on Wednesday as senators submitted questions to Democratic House managers prosecuting the case and Trump’s legal team, which is in charge of the president’s defense.
As House managers begin to make their case for Trump’s removal, Senate Democrats appeal to American voters to pressure their GOP colleagues to allow witnesses and documents that have been blocked from release by the White House..
The chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee has asked the State Department to reveal what it knew about allegations that Robert Hyde and others had placed Marie Yovanovitch under surveillance.
The holidays came and went but the impeachment standoff between the U.S. House and U.S. Senate continues as Connecticut’s senators join fellow Democrats on insisting there be witnesses at President Donald Trump’s trial.
“I am angry that President Donald Trump has treated his oath and office so disrespectfully that now we must hold him accountable,” said Rep. Jim Himes.
Hayes and Courtney join Reps. John Larson and Rosa DeLauro in publicly stating they will vote to impeach the president.
Himes urged Americans to read the report, which says Trump placed his political interests above national interests.
Murphy said he travelled to Kiev because of concerns about Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani’s “shadow foreign policy operation in Ukraine.”