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

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"I think the elegance, from a policy perspective, of the concept of the Green New Deal, is that it matches a sense of urgency about that problem with climate change with a sense of opportunity around what the solutions might represent", Buttigieg explained. Ed Markey (D-Massachusetts).

During her appearance on the NPR podcast a couple of days back, Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez outlined her stance in regards to her monetary policy and how she plans to restructure the social/economic framework of the United States if her freshly proposed "Green New Deal" is passed by the senate. The students initially felt great about Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal.

Ocasio-Cortez said the plan addresses the growing frustration among young people who feel that more needs to be done to fight global warming.

"The Green New Deal is now a litmus test for progressive leadership in 2019".

Hockett was apparently referring to the series of tweets the Democratic lawmaker made on Thursday, when she posted and criticized parody versions of the Green New Deal FAQ, including one that said, effective immediately, "males should urinate into an empty milk jug instead of a toilet".

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Although the removed fact sheet may have led to some confusion about what exactly was in the Green New Deal, neither the deleted page nor the official bill contained any mention of "recycled urine".

The plan has already received the endorsements of Democrat presidential candidates, like Senators Cory Booker and Kamala Harris but, for others, it has turned heads for its drastic approach to fighting climate change.

"I definitely support this movement".

The non-binding resolution calls for a 10-year national mobilization to shift the economy away from fossil fuels and to replace them with renewable energy sources such as wind and solar. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.), who has maintained interest in making another run for the Democratic nomination but not yet announced his candidacy, is also a co-sponsor of the resolution.

Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has attracted more online and media attention this year than any Democrat running for president, Axios reported on Monday.

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