Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) blamed the non-stop talk about Russia for Jon Ossoff’s loss Tuesday in the Georgia special election in his appearance on MSNBC’s ‘Morning Joe’.
Senator Murphy appeared on MSNBC’s ‘Morning Joe’ to talk about Jon Ossoff’s loss in Georgia’s 6th District and the future of the Democrat party. When asked if Democrats need to be more progressive or more moderate to win elections, Murphy responded, “I think the Democrats need to be hyper-focused on an economic message that tells people that the Republican party is all about the economic growth for millionaires and billionaires and the Democrat party is about economic growth for everybody.
…The fact that we have spent so much time talking about Russia has been a distraction from what should be the clear contrast between the Democrats and the Trump agenda.”
Change of heart?
After 0-4 election record, Dem Sen. Chris Murphy now claims Russia focus ‘a distraction.’ pic.twitter.com/fIDAxA7Ddj
— Josh Caplan (@joshdcaplan) June 21, 2017