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Democrat from Connecticut

Richard Blumenthal has been a United States Senator from Connecticut since Jan. 5, 2011. A Democrat, he formerly served as the state's attorney general.

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Did Neil Gorsuch call Donald Trump's judiciary comments 'disheartening' and 'demoralizing'?

According to Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch said it’s "disheartening" and "demoralizing" to hear President Donald Trump question the federal court system’s independence. But Trump says Blumenthal isn't telling the truth.