“It sounds like what you’re saying is you don’t negotiate with terrorists and you’re calling the president a terrorist in this scenario,” Tur said.
“No, I’m not saying [that],” Murphy responded, attempting to explain.
But Tur pushed back, trying to get him to compare Trump to a terrorist.
“You said he’s terrorizing kids – I mean, the policy is ‘don’t negotiate with terrorists’ because when you give them what they want, they’ll just hold more people hostage,” she said. “That is what you just said.”
“I did not call the president that name,” the senator responded.