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  • October 22, 2019
    WASHIGNTON—U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn), a member of the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee, on Monday delivered a speech on the U.S. Senate floor on the importance of protecting pre-existing conditions and the Trump administration’s continued efforts to sabotage the American health care system.... Read More
  • October 18, 2019
    HARTFORD—U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), a member of the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, Friday held a press conference touting newly introduced bipartisan legislation to protect American workers. Earlier this week Murphy introduced the Workforce Mobility Act, bipartisan legislation to limit the use of... Read More
  • October 17, 2019
    WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), the top Democrat on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Near East, South Asia, Central Asia, and Counterterrorism, on Thursday released the following statement after the U.S. and Turkey announced a five day ceasefire:   “There isn't any response but to be grateful... Read More
  • October 17, 2019
    WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), a member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, on Thursday made the following statement: “The White House Chief of Staff just openly admitted that the Trump administration was holding up military aid for Ukraine to get them to investigate President Trump’s political... Read More
  • October 17, 2019
    Click Here for Episode on Vox’s Worldly Podcast WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), a member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, on Thursday joined Vox’s Worldly podcast for a conversation about Syria, Ukraine and progressive foreign policy. Murphy recently penned a piece for the Atlantic in which he makes... Read More
  • October 17, 2019
    WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) on Thursday made the following statement after the Senate failed to pass a Congressional Review Act resolution that would roll back the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s “Affordable Clean Energy” Rule: “Climate change threatens our planet and national... Read More
  • October 17, 2019
    WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Todd Young (R-Ind.) this week introduced the Workforce Mobility Act, bipartisan legislation to limit the use of non-compete agreements that negatively impact American workers. Murphy and Young recently led a bipartisan Senate letter urging the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to... Read More
  • October 17, 2019
    WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), a member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, on Thursday introduced a resolution that affirms the importance of access to safe, quality education—including protection from attacks on schools—for children in conflict zones. U.S. Representatives Nita Lowey (D-NY-17) and... Read More
  • October 17, 2019
    WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), a member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, on Wednesday delivered a speech on the U.S. Senate floor in which he addressed the global scope of the damage Trump’s foreign policy is causing and asked why the Republican party is so keen on protecting him. Murphy surveyed the... Read More
  • October 16, 2019
    WASHINGTON – At a U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on U.S.-Iran policy, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) on Wednesday pressed U.S. Department of State Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook on meetings he had with Rudy Giuliani to help remove Iranian sanctions to help Turkish banker Reza Zarrab. Murphy also pressed Hook... Read More
  • October 15, 2019
    WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), a member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, on Tuesday met with the Chargé d'Affaires of Brazil to the United States Ambassador Nestor Forster, Jr. Murphy pressed Forster about efforts undertaken by the Brazilian government to curb the fires in the Amazon region. Murphy... Read More
  • October 15, 2019
    WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), a member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, on Tuesday released the following statement: “No one but Trump is to blame for the chaos Turkey has unleashed in Syria, and we all need to acknowledge it will be difficult to put the genie back in the bottle at this point. It's... Read More
  • October 11, 2019
    WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), the top Democrat on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Near East, South Asia, Central Asia, and Counterterrorism, on Friday made the following statement on the Trump administration’s impending Executive Order to sanction Turkey over its actions in Syria: “This is... Read More
  • October 11, 2019
    WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), a member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, on Friday released the following statement after the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Abiy Ahmed, the prime minister of Ethiopia: “This is a bright spot in what feels like an increasingly unstable world. In the two decades since Africa’s... Read More
  • October 11, 2019
    WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), a member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, on Friday authored an op-ed in Buzzfeed detailing the Trump administration’s systematic abandonment of Ukraine that started long before the July 25th call at the center of the House impeachment inquiry. Murphy wrote: “It is... Read More
  • October 10, 2019
    WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), a member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, on Thursday released the following statement ahead of the former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch’s planned testimony before the House Committees on Oversight, Foreign Affairs and Intelligence as part of the House... Read More
  • October 10, 2019
    WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), a member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, on Thursday joined a letter led by the Committee’s Ranking Member U.S Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) to seek answers from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about the Trump Administration’s politically-motivated removal of former... Read More
  • October 10, 2019
    HARTFORD—U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), the top Democrat on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Near East, South Asia, Central Asia, and Counterterrorism, on Thursday held a press conference with members of the Syrian Kurdish community in Connecticut and legal experts to discuss the president’s reckless foreign... Read More
  • October 10, 2019
    HARTFORD—U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), the top Democrat on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Near East, South Asia, Central Asia, and Counterterrorism, on Thursday held a press conference with members of the Syrian Kurdish community in Connecticut and legal experts to discuss the president’s reckless foreign... Read More
  • October 10, 2019
    WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), a member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, this week joined all Democratic members of the Committee in sending a letter led by Ranking Member, U.S Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) to Committee Chairman Jim Risch (R-Idaho) to request he immediately convene hearings on the... Read More

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