Murkowski and Elizabeth Warren press Trump on his promise to declare an opioid emergency

WASHINGTON — Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski teamed up with Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Thursday to pressure President Donald Trump on his effort to address the nation's opioid epidemic.

Trump said in early August that he would declare opioid addiction a "national emergency" in order to direct federal resources to the problem. That has not yet happened.

Trump said on Aug. 10, two days after an opioid summit at his Bedminster, New Jersey, resort, that the "opioid crisis is an...

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