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Senator Chris Murphy Posts Photo of Dead Syrian Boy to Blast Trump Exec Order

Senator Chris Murphy reacted to President Trump‘s immigration order banning Syrian refugees from entry into the U.S. by shaming his colleagues in Congress with a photo of a dead Syrian child:

That picture tweeted is of Alan Kurdi, a 3-year-old Syrian boy who drowned when his parents were trying to flee the country.

Murphy got some criticism on Twitter for posting that photo, along with some people pointing out that Kurdi died in 2015 when Barack Obama was still president.

Murphy responded earlier today:

[image via screengrab]

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