Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy said Sunday he is dumping Trump on Twitter. “I’m unfollowing the President of the United States today on Twitter, because his feed is the most hate-filled, racist, and demeaning of the 200+ I follow, and it regularly ruins my day to read it,” he wrote.
The GOP-controlled Senate voted on Thursday to block a White House-backed arms sale to Saudi Arabia, with seven Republicans breaking ranks to join Democrats in opposing the administration’s suspiciously close ties with the Saudi kingdom. President Trump is expected to veto the resolution.
Today’s profile in courage goes to Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts, who told a Kansas City Star reporter that the Senate couldn’t confirm Kris Kobach to a Senate post and then immediately denied doing so, despite the fact that another reporter saw it go down.