Warren, who previously voted in favor of appointing Ben Carson as the leader of the federal housing post, voted against him when the vote came to the full chamber. It is generally considered to be as a result of pressure from the base.
Sen. Warren did not add much in terms of reaction after Trump’s address to Congress, leaving the spotlight on the Iraqi Refugee whom she brought with her to the event.
Senator Markey named as the lead democrat in the Senate subcommittee on Space.
Markey held town hall at Smith College, which was more like a campaign rally, with more than 6oo individuals and an overflow room, hearing concerns about the Trump presidency, and pledging to do all in his power to resist.
After Trump’s address to Congress, Markey highlighted a number of issues, including Russian meddling, nuclear war, environmental protection, and special interest handouts.
Over 500 individuals attended a Littleton town hall, where Tsongas spoke about resisting the divisive rhetoric of the Trump administration, and express support for immigration and those affected by the executive order.
Trump’s plan to dramatically increase the nation’s defense budget is of concern to Representative Keating, who sits on the Homeland Security Committee; Keating points out that cutting from other programs to add to the defense budget also makes the United States vulnerable.