Washington (July 26, 2021) – Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) released the following statement today after President Joseph R. Biden announced that he has nominated Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins to serve as U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts. Senators Markey and Warren recommended District Attorney Rollins as their candidate for the U.S. Attorney role.
“District Attorney Rollins is a great choice for U.S. Attorney, and we were proud to recommend her to the Biden administration,” said Senators Markey and Warren. “District Attorney Rollins is a national leader on transforming the criminal justice system and shifting away from an approach based on punishment and penalization to one that combats the root causes of injustice, whether it be poverty, substance use, or racial disparity. She has prosecutorial experience, and is dedicated and committed to advancing equal justice for all, and we are certain that she will be a tremendous U.S. Attorney. We will work to make sure she is confirmed as quickly as possible.”