Senate Democrat: Colleague was working on fantasy football trade instead of listening to Schumer

Senate Democrat: Colleague was working on fantasy football trade instead of listening to Schumer
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Sens. Chris MurphyChristopher (Chris) Scott MurphyDemocrats request briefing on intel behind Trump's embassy threat claim US citizen dies in Egyptian prison after hunger strike President Trump's strike of choice MORE (D-Conn.) and Brian SchatzBrian Emanuel SchatzOvernight Defense: Book says Trump called military leaders 'dopes and babies' | House reinvites Pompeo for Iran hearing | Dems urge Esper to reject border wall funding request Senate Dems urge Esper to oppose shifting Pentagon money to border wall Sanders defends vote against USMCA: 'Not a single damn mention' of climate change MORE (D-Hawaii) had a friendly feud on Twitter Tuesday after Murphy tattled on his Democratic colleague for working on a fantasy football trade during a party leadership meeting.

“Heads up @SenSchumer — while you were giving your opening remarks at the Democratic leadership meeting this morning, @brianschatz was working on a fantasy football trade on his phone,” Murphy tweeted. “I, on the other hand, was paying closer attention (when I wasn’t sending out this tweet).”

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Hours later, Schatz replied, “I honestly cannot believe you did this.”

Murphy quipped back with a GIF of actor Robert Downey Jr. 

The two senators have jokingly debated on Twitter before; in January, they had a back-and-forth over whether to retweet a profane video rapper Cardi B had posted criticizing President TrumpDonald John TrumpNational Archives says it altered Trump signs, other messages in Women's March photo Dems plan marathon prep for Senate trial, wary of Trump trying to 'game' the process Democratic lawmaker dismisses GOP lawsuit threat: 'Take your letter and shove it' MORE over the government shutdown and ordering workers back to work without pay.