Senator Murphy, Congress, Senator Chris Murphy discussed on MSNBC Rachel Maddow (audio) - MSNBC Rachel Maddow (audio) - 10-02-2017-220552

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Senator chris murphy joins us live in just a moment statements senator chris murphy represented new town connecticut as a member of the us house of representatives in 2012 when a young man from new town families fatally shot his mother before heading go look almond tree school and gunning down twenty children and six adults staff members at sandy hook elementary today senator murphy released a blistering statement about what happened here in las vegas last night said in part quote it is positively infuriating that my colleagues in congress are so afraid of the gun industry that they pretend there aren't public policy responses to this epidemic after the white house made its position clear today that it was premature to discuss anything related to gun policy in the aftermath of the shooting this evening seven or murphy went to the senate floor to categorically disagree and to condemn continued in action by the united states hurd is deep scars our wide in newtown but they are made wider by the fact that this body and four and a half years has done absolutely nothing to reduce the likelihood of another mass shooting if the greatest deliberative body in the world doesn't act in unison to condemn them through policy change it starts to feel and look like complicity if we aren't talking about policy change the day after a mass shooting in this country the you are never talking about policy change because they match shooting happens on average every day.

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