Here’s how Mass. politicians reacted to Trump wanting to end birthright citizenship

"Trump’s attempt to end birthright citizenship is an attempt to stoke xenophobic resentment before the election," Sen. Ed Markey said.

Sen. Ed Markey. Scott Eisen / Getty Images, File

President Donald Trump has said he wants to end birthright citizenship for babies of non-citizens born in the U.S.

Birthright citizenship falls under the 14th Amendment, added to the Constitution in 1868.

Here’s what Massachusetts politicians had to say about the president’s controversial stance.

U.S. Sen. Ed Markey

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh

Congressman Seth Moulton