“They did this EVEN AFTER the Train Crash & loss of Life, last nite!!” she tweeted.
"I would think that we would want to increase Amtrak's budget," Sen. Bill Nelson said.
The Export-Import Bank's charter expires on June 30.
A GOP spending bill cuts the agency’s funding by $50 million.
David Plouffe will be chief adviser and join the company's board.
The speed limit at the sharp curve at Frankford Junction is 50 miles per hour.
The company said it would offer free rides to Amtrak passengers until service resumes.
"It’s not going to happen," Sen. Bob Corker said.
A House bill being considered Wednesday would cut the funding by nearly $200 million.
The Senate majority leader sent his condolences to the victims.
“You think you’re gonna die to be honest with you,” Murphy told 94WIP radio.
Former Rep. Patrick Murphy (D-Pa.) was in Amtrak Regional Train 188 when it derailed.
The effort was not enough to stop the train, which hit speeds over 100 mph.
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Democrats linked the Tuesday crash in Philadelphia to funding for the agency.
Brandon William Boshan, 32, reportedly left Philadelphia to return home to New York.
The meeting is set for June, after the May 31 deadline to extend funding.
Sen. Bob Menendez later discovered his son was on the next train that left Philadelphia.
Amtrak funding is set to drop from $1.4 billion to $1.13 billion in the next fiscal year.
Seven people were killed in the derailment of the Amtrak train.
“We have not experienced anything like this in modern times,” says Philadelphia's mayor.
Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said DOT officials are already at the crash site.
An NTSB team reached the site near Philadelphia Wednesday morning.
The measure is aimed at reducing the likelihood of labor standoffs at U.S. ports.