New York Democrat Pushes Back Against Green New Deal

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

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Rose, during a Wednesday interview on New York's local Metro Focus program, agreed with Ocasio-Cortez and her fellow progressives that climate change is an existential threat that requires a commensurate response, but argued that the federal-jobs and housing guarantees included in the plan are not necessary to combat climate change.

"One of the great things about technological innovation is that we haven't found out a way to make it partisan yet, and so we can actually bring Republicans and Democrats together to use innovative technologies to generate a cleaner environment and we don't need excessive regulations to do it", Geatz said. What young person can't relate to that? "They will laugh at us". "We have something in common", she said.

Ocasio-Cortez told the controversial Fox News presenter to "get spooked" because "the future is here". The congressman made similar criticisms of the Green New Deal last month, according to USA Today, and also disagreed with some Twitter Posts from Ocasio-Cortez who questioned the decision to invade Afghanistan after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. "I've been living like a completely depraved lifestyle", she joked.

That openness has also served as an opportunity for Ocasio-Cortez's many critics to dismiss her as unserious, but, as she explained, much of the reason why they dislike her is because she is so forthcoming.

Her confrontations incite the Republicans to "act like the girl in "The Exorcist" that's like vomiting pea soup", said Ocasio-Cortez.

Serving in the House minority, his proposal is unlikely to be considered for a vote, but he insists the proposal is not an oblique attempt to troll Democrats like Ocasio-Cortez.

"You look back and you open history books on the Civil Rights Movement, and you see those folks who are protesting..."

As for another important issue, Ocasio-Cortez explained her secret: add ground pepper to your popcorn.

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