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 MurphyBombshell Afghanistan report bolsters calls for end to 'forever wars' Why the Democrats' impeachment drive is in trouble — and what Nancy Pelosi needs to do about it The Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by AdvaMed - A crucial week on impeachment MORE (D-Conn.) and Brian SchatzBrian Emanuel SchatzThere's a lot to like about the Senate privacy bill, if it's not watered down Advocates hopeful dueling privacy bills can bridge partisan divide Key Senate Democrats unveil sweeping online privacy bill 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 TrumpRepublicans consider skipping witnesses in Trump impeachment trial Bombshell Afghanistan report bolsters calls for end to 'forever wars' Lawmakers dismiss Chinese retaliatory threat to US tech MORE over the government shutdown and ordering workers back to work without pay.