Mass Live: After Michael Flynn resignation, Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey says Trump’s policy appears to be ‘Russia First’

The resignation of President Trump’s national security adviser, Michael Flynn, is “another red flag,” Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey said Tuesday. Markey, D-Mass., is a member of the Senate’s Foreign Relations Committee and had previously demanded an investigation into Flynn’s talks with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak. The pair allegedly discussed U.S. sanctions against Russia before Flynn […] More »

The Hill: Dems come out swinging on net neutrality

Democrats on Tuesday vowed to stand firm against any efforts by Republicans to roll back the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) net neutrality rules. “The big broadband barons and their Republican allies want to turn back the clock and make big cable and big cellphone companies the gatekeepers for internet access,” Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) said […] More »

The Boston Globe: Markey wants to curb Trump’s power to launch nuclear weapons

WASHINGTON — Massachusetts Senator Ed Markey wants to strip President Trump’s power to launch a nuclear first strike without a declaration of war by Congress. A bill Markey filed Tuesday, also introduced in the House by Representative Ted Lieu of California, comes amid fears over Trump’s comments on nuclear weapons. The bill is mostly a […] More »

CNN Politics: Sen. Markey on Mulvaney and Price: I’m a ‘no’ on both

With Friday’s inauguration now formally in America’s rearview mirror, Donald Trump is now officially the nation’s commander in chief. However, many of the President’s Cabinet nominees are still enduring the arduous process of being confirmed by the Senate. On Tuesday, Rep. Mick Mulvaney and Rep. Tom Price took turns in their respective hot seats during […] More »

WBUR: Sen. Ed Markey Talks Nuclear Weapons, Voter Fraud

Sen. Ed Markey, U.S. senator from Massachusetts. He tweets @senmarkey. On President Trump’s executive orders overall “I think that obviously he’s fulfilling his campaign pledges but to what effect? He’s gonna build a border wall, detain families and children at our border and turn back asylum seekers. “What he’s also gonna do is trigger a […] More »

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