Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Pushes for a Green New Deal in Congress

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Pushes for a Green New Deal in Congress

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Pushes for a Green New Deal in Congress

The document introduced last week marked the first formal attempt by lawmakers to define legislation to create big government-led investments in clean energy, infrastructure and social programs.

His supporters in the meantime have been calling out the advocates of the proposal as hypocrites, who just pretend to care about climate while flying private jets, going as far as calling the Green movement "the new Red". The initiative has the backing of nearly all the Democrats who have declared they are running in the 2020 presidential election. One marketer is trying to get in on the controversial plan recently proposed by freshman Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

"I know I speak for members on both sides of the aisle when I say we are grateful to our colleagues on the appropriations committee for their leadership", McConnell said Tuesday on the Senate floor.

Hockett said Ocasio-Cortez does not want to ban airplanes or pay people "unwilling to work".

He noted that the core of the Green New Deal is moving to a zero-carbon energy system within ten years, which would decimate many industries related to oil and gas production.

"I think it's the right beginning", Buttigieg said of the resolution on CNN's "State of the Union" with Jake Tapper.

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Associated Press writer Meg Kinnard contributed from Columbia, South Carolina . Warren acknowledged in her speech that some view her ideas as unrealistic.

Trump was holding a rally in El Paso where he said Ocasio-Cortez's signature plan to combat climate change "sounds like a high school term paper that got a low mark".

"No serious candidate has ever put forward something as dramatic as this and as damaging as this in recent years".

Ocasio-Cortez reacted to widespread ridicule by removing the FAQ from her congressional website by Thursday afternoon.

She then referenced a Washington Post report from February 2018, wherein a source told the Post that the daily intelligence book that presidents traditionally receive and review every morning is not Trump's "preferred 'style of learning'".

"How do you take a train to Europe?"

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