Not everyone was happy with Rollins being nominated, especially from the conservative side of the senate.


Republican senators Tom Cotton of Arkansas and Ted Cruz of Texas referred to Rollins as “extreme,” “pro-crime,” “radical” and “revolutionary,” according to MassLive.

Not sure being a revolutionary is necessarily a bad thing.

As district attorney in Suffolk County, she advocated for criminal justice reforms, justifying that people should not go to jail for crimes that result from mental health or addiction and said that she should focus on “serious” crimes like homicides, according to WCVB.


The day of Rollins being sworn in, she also tweeted a photo of her family wishing her father a happy birthday saying, “your present is waiting at the Moakley Courthouse.”