January 25, 2017/Press Releases

Governor Baker Remains Silent on President Trump’s Executive Action to Deport Millions of Immigrants

BOSTON –Massachusetts Democratic Party Chair Gus Bickford issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s executive action on immigration:

“In the face of President Trump’s unprecedented assault on our immigrant brothers and sisters, Governor Baker’s continued silence is deafening. The people of Massachusetts stand with Mayors Walsh and Curtatone as they pledge to defend our neighbors from the Trump administration.”

In response to Trump’s executive action directing the federal government to deport millions of our friends, neighbors, and family members, Boston Mayor Martin J. Walshtoday said he will “protect all Boston residents, even if that means using City Hall itself as a last resort.” Somerville Mayor Curtatone said “Our city…will not waiver” and that “tearing our communities apart only serves to tear them down.” Governor Charlie Baker remained silent.