Green new deal

The chief of staff for firebrand freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) admitted what the true goal of the Green New Deal is, and it’s not to defeat global warming. Saikat Chakrabarti made the startling admission in a conversation reported in the Washington Post. “The interesting thing about the Green New Deal,” Chakrabarti said, “is it
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Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York issued a four-part plan to address the immigration crisis Wednesday, days after her visits to Texas immigrant detention facilities stirred up more controversy about the conditions. Ocasio-Cortez, before detailing her plan, accused the Republican Party of using cruelty as a deterrent to future immigrants attempting to come to
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The battle in the Democratic Party about how far left to go in efforts to counteract climate change escalated Monday when Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez rejected compromise in an apparent reference to former Vice President Joe Biden’s proposed middle-of-the-road approach. The comments came at a Green New Deal town hall event Monday night in Washington, D.C.
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) had a brief response to President Donald Trump’s mocking of her and her Green New Deal climate change resolution, according to Newsweek. Quick backstory: Tuesday night, Pres. Trump made some jokes at Ocasio-Cortez’s expense during the National Republican Congressional Committee fundraising dinner. “The Green New Deal, done by a young bartender,
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President Donald Trump was mockingly dismissive of the Green New Deal, and joked that veteran Democratic lawmakers are “petrified” of freshman congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), according to The Hill. When did he say this? President Trump was speaking during the National Republican Congressional Committee dinner on Tuesday when he got on the topic of Ocasio-Cortez’s
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For freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), it has become increasingly clear that fighting climate change is the legacy she wants to cement for herself. During a town hall with MSNBC’s Chris Hayes Friday, which centered around Ocasio-Cortez’s controversial “Green New Deal,” the New York Democrat centered her climate change narrative around fear, warning of what
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) didn’t go into much detail about the rocky rollout of the Green New Deal when asked about it by MSNBC’s Chris Hayes, opting instead to allude to a staffer in her office. Hayes asked Ocasio-Cortez specifically about an FAQ document that was released which included some content even more strange and
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Greenpeace co-founder Patrick Moore, a vocal critic of freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), slammed the socialist Green New Deal on Monday, claiming the policy would result in the demise of human civilization. What did Moore say? Speaking with Fox News host Tucker Carlson, Moore, who co-founded one of the most prominent environmental organizations in history,
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Fox News political analyst Brit Hume derided Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) during his commentary on Tuesday and compared her to a child. Hume was discussing the upstart congresswoman and her controversial Green New Deal with Tucker Carlson on his show. “If you believe you can change your biological sex just by wishing it so,” said
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y) angrily denounced Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and the rest of the Republicans for forcing Democrats to vote on the “Green New Deal” proposed by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.). Schumer called the plan to force Democrats to vote on the climate change resolution a “sham” and a “diversion.” “I
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Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein (Calif.) faced criticism over a viral video of her interaction with kids advocating for the Green New Deal, which sparked a bizarre Twitter feud. The group, Sunshine Movement, touts itself for organizing “an army of young people” to advocate for solutions for global warming, adding, “This dark time in America must
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A group of children and teenagers visited Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s (D-Calif.) office recently to convince her to support the Green New Deal. Feinstein, apparently unimpressed, dismissed the group with a blunt honesty you don’t see from a politician every day. In a video posted to the Sunrise Movement Twitter account, the children are seen preparing
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Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez (N.J.) tore into a conservative reporter for daring to approach and ask a question about the Green New Deal. The reporter is Henry Rodgers of The Daily Caller, who has made waves on social media recently by confronting Democratic politicians and asking them direct questions about newsworthy things they’d rather not
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) made two comments in the same day about the Green New Deal that seem to be at odds with one another. Thursday morning, Ocasio-Cortez went on NPR’s “Morning Edition” with Steve Inskeep. Inskeep asked her if she was prepared to admit that conservatives are right to be skeptical about climate change
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