McConnell wields Green New Deal as a bludgeon against Democrats
01:45, Feb 15, 2019
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"I've noted with great interest the Green New Deal, and we're going to be voting on that in the Senate, give everybody an opportunity to go on record and see how they feel about the Green New Deal", McConnellsaid.
"I would just say that it's going to be crucially important for us to recognize and understand when we outlaw plane travel, we outlaw gasoline, we outlaw cars, I think actually probably the entire USA military, because of the Green New Deal, that we are able to explain to our constituents and to people all across this country what that really means", Cheney said.
President Donald Trump's administration opposes action on climate change and favors boosting US production of oil, gas and coal. The ambitious proposal has been spearheaded by Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. "The Green New Deal resolution has struck a powerful chord in this country, and Republicans, climate deniers, and the fossil fuel industry are going to end up on the wrong side of history".
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"I would assume we're going to set up a situation where the FAA can tell individual citizens which of their air travel is worthy and important and what isn't", Cheney replied.
Ocasio-Cortez is not a stupid person, and she knows exactly what she did. The principles of the Green New Deal resonate with the American people - a mission to save all of creation by investing in massive job creation.
"Here's [McConnell] saying, you guys say we've got 12 years, we better get a vote on this".
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