Nancy Pelosi bluntly criticizes overreach of AOC's Green New Deal


"No. You can not go too far on the issue of climate change".

The Green New Deal is a resolution introduced by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Sen.

Senator Ed Markey (D-Mass.) spoke out strongly in support of the Green New Deal from the Senate floor on Wednesday, as Democratic supporters of the legislation look to convince more members to back the proposal. "I've noted with great interest the Green New Deal, and we're going to be voting on that in the Senate to give everybody an opportunity to go on the record", McConnell told CNBC. "He's the one who brought it up", Durbin said. Feinstein resisted promising a yes vote on the Green New Deal in favor of her own resolution.

"No, really. She is saying, 'Don't have kids, because it's World War II". Yet when Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) chose to call their bluff and hold a vote on the GND, Democrats began backing off and accusing McConnell of playing politics by ... holding a vote on something Democrats proposed.

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Morano is among the handful of Green New Deal opponents planning on testifying at the GOP-led forum. We need politicians to recognize and actually speak on the fact that climate change, and this climate crisis that we're facing, is a real issue.

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But while the plan has been embraced by numerous 2020 Democratic presidential candidates, lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have raised questions about its multi-trillion-dollar price tag and the sheer logistics of implementing it. Clarke said. "We had this whole super-heated, powerful exchange, and then people were saying, 'but it ended like on a happy note, one of the kids even got an internship!' That's defeating the whole objective of why we were there".

Her statements came following Senator Dianne Feinstein's (D-CA) response when questioned about the Green New Deal.

Asked about a possible vote on Feinstein's climate resolution, Durbin said he had yet to see it. "And I know what I'm doing".

House Majority Whip Dick Durbin, D-Ill., last week said that after he read the resolution, he asked Markey, "What the heck is this?" Over 40 protesters were arrested as a result of the sit-in, reported CNN, four of whom are University students, said Emma Bouton '20, a member of Sunrise R.I. At McConnell's office, protesters "delivered over 100,000 petition signatures for people calling for a Green New Deal", Bouton said.

Republicans oppose the Green New Deal, with many labeling it "socialist".