Senate to vote on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal

‘Brilliant!’ Trump supports Democrats’ Green Dream to ‘eliminate all planes, cars, cows & military’

Introduced by freshman Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., it has gotten some lip service from presidential hopefuls in the Senate, including Sens.

Further, Ocasio-Cortez envisions upgrading all existing buildings, working with farmers to "eliminate pollution" and building charging stations for electric cars "everywhere", making high-speed rail so effective that "air travel" is unnecessary.

Critics are saying forcing a vote in the Senate would help Republicans portray Democrats as extreme on energy policy reforms ahead of the 2020 elections.

Ocasio-Cortez and Markey's offices did not respond to a request for comment. "It is a bad deal for the American public".

In July of 2017, Republicans brought forward a single-payer health care amendment for a vote, which failed 0-57, all Democrats voting against it. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer slammed the maneuver as "pure cynicism, pure politics" at the time. Many liberal Democrats, however, are backing the Green New Deal, praising its ambition and clear vision on sustainable practices.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) listens during a news conference following a weekly policy luncheon Tuesday on Capitol Hill. The Green New Deal also specifically targets Wall Street institutions that have used monetary support of the government through taxpayer dollars during economic crises.

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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has also expressed his support for the initiative, but has not formally announced whether he will run for president in 2020.

"I don't need to co-sponsor every bill that others think they need to co-sponsor to show my progressive politics", Brown told reporters. "The green dream, or whatever they call it, nobody knows what it is, but they're for it, right?" she said.

After widespread ridicule, Ocasio-Cortez removed from her congressional website an FAQ summarizing the plan. One of the best was the acknowledgment that even the authors' best efforts would not be enough to get rid of "farting cows" and air travel within 10 years.

Even leading Democrats like House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Sen.

The sartorial choices of the newly-elected congresswoman are often an object of Internet obsession, but we saw no evidence that her State of the Union outfit was any more outlandishly expensive than that of her colleagues.

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