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Blumenthal and Murphy Renew Opposition to GOP Tax Plan, With Dramatic Language to Boot

November 28, 2017 By Staff
Blumenthal and Murphy Renew Opposition to GOP Tax Plan, With Dramatic Language to Boot

Ahead of key Senate votes, Connecticut's two senators can be counted as firm "no" votes on the GOP tax plan.

Connecticut constituents hoping for a tax break this winter will not be able to count on Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.).

Connecticut’s two senators are counted among the 48 firm “no” votes, along with 44 other Senate Democrats and two Senate independents.

But unlike more moderate members, Blumenthal and Murphy are using dramatic, at times apocalyptic, language to describe the bill.

A few of the words Blumenthal used in a tweetstorm on Monday:

  • Malicious
  • Misguided
  • “steal from the middle class”
  • “wreak havoc”
  • Reckless
  • Rotton
  • Monstrous

Murphy was less dramatic than Blumenthal, but just as opposed.