Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Some Tweets from Elizabeth Warren

  • Earlier this month, & I urged the to investigate the national security risks posed by climate change to the supply chain. I’m pleased that the GAO accepted our request.
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    NEW: has called on the inspector general's office at DHS to investigate the monitoring of family separation protests
  • This morning I sent a letter to the requesting an investigation into how obtained surveillance data from family separation protests & how DHS officials & law enforcement agencies have used that information. I want answers.
  • Today, my friend is testifying in the House about why we need . He makes a powerful case for why health care is a human right. Read it here:
  • .: why aren’t customers saving money? Taxpayers: we lost our jobs/homes/savings but gave you a $25b bailout Workers: employers don’t pay living wages Economists: rising costs + stagnant wages = 0 savings Chase: guess we’ll never know Everyone: seriously?
  • It is not a crime to attend a peaceful rally against this admin’s horrific family separation policy – in fact, I joined thousands of people at the Families Belong Together protest in Boston. The IG should investigate this serious abuse of power.
  • Happy to celebrate a big conservation victory: the official designation of the Nashua River system as National Wild & Scenic Rivers. Thank you & Niki Tsongas for leading this fight to protect the Nashua, Squannacook, & Nissitissit Rivers at the federal level.
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    Sen. Richard Lugar was a giant in leading nonproliferation efforts. A patriot who authored Nunn-Lugar program working w/ former Soviet Union never romanticized threats but worked for peace. He will be deeply missed.
  • Last year, 69 workers in Massachusetts died on the job. On , we honor their memory, and the millions of workers across the country who are hurt or killed at work each year. I’ll keep fighting for protections to ensure every worker is safe on the job.
  • The tragedy at the Chabad of Poway synagogue was an attack on the Jewish community — not just in Poway, but everywhere. We will not be divided by hate & fear. An attack on one of us is an attack on all of us.
  • 70% of adults who misuse prescription opioids get them from friends or family. I passed a bipartisan bill that lets patients partially fill opioid prescriptions. By disposing of unused medication on , you can help fight the . Find a collection site:
  • Today on her birthday, we remember Coretta Scott King, a civil rights hero who dedicated her life to the fight for racial & economic justice. On the floor of the Senate & all across this country, we won't let anyone silence her powerful voice.