Mitch McConnell, chairman of the Senate majority, does not want to save the planet and thinks, "We can all drink oil in 30 years."
This is at least the indictment that the MP Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has put before the Senate voting on her Green New Deal.
In a conversation with Vox reporter Ella Nilsen, Ocasio-Cortez McConnell accused him of precipitating a vote and not wanting to tackle climate change "because he believes that we can drink oil in 30 years is poisoned." 19659003] "What McConnell is doing is that he is trying to rush this bill to the floor without hearing … without working through a committee ̵
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A Senate test vote on the Green New Dea will take place on Tuesday afternoon.
] Many Senate Democrats slammed the vote as "fraud" and an attempt by the Republican leader to divide democratic politicians into laws that had not yet had an opportunity to be debated in Congress.
Democratic Senator Edward Markey, who co-backed the bill with Ocasio-Cortez, said the Green New Deal should stimulate debate on the presidential election in 2020 on how best to tackle the thorny issue of climate change – not over the Senate floor.
In a tweet on Monday, McConnell apparently addressed allegations that he was manipulating the poll to divide the Democrats.
"I could not be happy that the American people have the opportunity to know exactly where each of their senators stand on the Green New Deal: a radical, top-down socialist transformation of the entire US -Economy, "he wrote.
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.Many Democrats want to vote" present. "