US. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, DN.Y., appeared late Thursday in a late-night comedy talk show but was seriously serious in her defense of the Green New Deal, the cornerstone of her progressive agenda.
At the request of "Late Night" host Seth Meyers, if President Trump's claim that "farting cows" and "hamburgers" would be violated was true, Ocasio-Cortez firmly answered "no."
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"I think it's good to see these stories manipulated," Ocasio-Cortez said, "because they're trying to say that the Green New Deal is about what we have to give up Needless to do without, if the Green New Deal itself is a determination to be more expansionist. "
" They try to say that the Green New Deal is about what we have to give up, what we need to cut back on if In fact, the Green New Deal itself's resolution is sive. "
" It should be able to generate more, "she continued," and to make sure we invest Americans in the working class so that we can all be more affordable housing is not a dream but a norm and that health care is a right and not a privilege.
The social-democratic socialist himself described that the "Green New Deal" introduced in February is "not a bill" but a "resolution" that does not require a signature from the president.
"If we passed a resolution in parliament, it will not go to the Senate and it will not go to the president," she said. It's an explanation of the house, it's an explanation, it's a deliberate vision document … Listen, if we want to make progress, we have to declare our North Star, and our North Star is 100 percent renewable energy, it is Medicare For All, it's not public tuition, it's investment in technology, renewable resources and electric vehicles … The Green New Deal solution is the vision of what we need to achieve in the next decade. "
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Ocasio-Cortez's plan has recently suffered some setbacks, including the AFL-CIO and a co-founder of the Greenpeace environmental group.
Last week in a letter Ocasio-Cortez and Green New Deal, co-sponsored by US Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., The AFL-CIO claimed the Democrats' plan would "direct" union members and their families Do harm ".
Earlier this month Greenpeace co-founder Patrick Moore criticized the plan as "completely crazy," Ocasi o-Cortez said, "They would cause mass death."