Murphy unfollows Trump on Twitter

Published on Sunday, 28 July 2019 21:00
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HARTFORD (AP) - Democratic U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy says he’s dropping the president from his Twitter feed.

Murphy tweeted Sunday that he’s unfollowing President Donald Trump on the social media site. He says Trump’s tweets are the “most hate-filled, racist, and demeaning” of the accounts he follows. Murphy said it “regularly ruins” his day so he’s just going to stop reading it.

The president hasn’t responded to Murphy.

Trump has tweeted that four prominent Democratic congresswomen of color who regularly disagree with him should “go back” to their homelands. Three of the four, including Massachusetts Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley, were born in the U.S. The other is a longtime U.S. citizen.

He’s also called House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings’ majority black Baltimore-area district a “disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess.”

Posted in New Britain Herald, State on Sunday, 28 July 2019 21:00. Updated: Sunday, 28 July 2019 21:03.