The House is likely to impeach President Donald Trump but whether the GOP-controlled Senate will convict him is an open question.
President Donald Trump's Republican allies have propagated a baseless conspiracy theory that Ukraine meddled in the 2016 presidential elections.
"How can we refuse to see that shooting in real time, demanding our attention, requiring our action?" Senator Blumenthal asked his colleagues as he learned of the Santa Clarita shooting.
"I am hopeful that they will put the country before their political interests," Representative Debbie Mucarsel-Powell said.
The transcript of Trump's call with Zelensky shows that he repeatedly pressured the Ukrainian president to investigate Biden's son's business dealings.
"That's why presidents shouldn't have their campaigns talking to foreign leaders," Senator Chris Murphy tweeted, referring to Trump, Giuliani and Ukraine.
"It is great news for America," the right-wing host said of Trump's national security advisor's ouster.
The Connecticut senator tried to quell the notion from some in his party that there is little-to-no hope of Trump getting his Republican colleagues in Congress on board.
"There's a lot of money that historically has flowed from Gulf state individuals to the Trump family fortune," Senator Chris Murphy said, "and that has to be part of the explanation as to why they continue to bend over backwards to try to make the Saudis happy."
Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut condemned Alex Jones and Silicon Valley companies for promulgating false conspiracy theories related to school shootings, after one victim's father and two survivors died in apparent suicides.
Senator Chris Murphy, a Connecticut Democrat, told The Atlantic the president "went for the whole enchilada and lost badly."
The Trump administration's decision to back the Qatar blockade could have put U.S. troops' lives in danger, Senator Chris Murphy said.
There is little chance of movement on guns while the GOP controls the House, Senate and White House.
Lindsey Graham, Chris Murphy both tell Munich conference that the nuclear deal doesn't prevent the U.S. from imposing additional penalties.
One senator compared Trump's opportunity to enact gun laws to President Richard Nixon's visit to China in 1972.
Democrats are acting on their pledges to push for gun legislation.
Despite the quick action, the gun control efforts are not expected to achieve the votes needed for passage.
Senator Chris Murphy vows to remain on the floor until his Republican colleagues compromise on two gun control issues.