Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) incorrectly said a July 2018 PBS Firing Live interview in which she talked about "the occupation of Palestine" was "doctored".
Needless to say, the brief back-and-forth between the two women sparked quite a reaction on social media and even led conservative commentator Allie Stuckey to create a parody video days after the initial clip went viral.
Some deal supporters like the Sunrise Movement, the grassroots group that partnered with Ocasio-Cortez in pushing for the environmental plan, are instead focusing their efforts on gaining support from Democratic 2020 presidential candidates.
Ocasio-Cortez quickly fired back at the report, suggesting that voters want change and that many Democrats remain disconnected from the Democrat base.
"We're not having a negotiation over this right now, they're having a negotiation over it in there", she said, referencing the conference committee.
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"In the short-to-medium term, I think it could be extremely hard ", Mel Stride was quoted as saying in an article published on Friday in parliament's The House magazine.
Among her new enemies include members of the Congressional Black Caucus.
Students for Liberty responded with an indignant email blast Tuesday, accusing Ocasio-Cortez and Pingree of a "smear campaign" that tries to "control what dialogue is acceptable within society". Ocasio-Cortez has described it as "a wartime-level, just economic mobilization plan to get to 100% renewable energy". The freshman Democrat champions a "Green New Deal" that aims to eliminate fossil fuels and, as she's said, ameliorate social and racial injustices.
"From what I've seen, I'm confident that Ms. Ocasio-Cortez is going to rise to the considerable challenge and serve in the House with distinction", Sorkin said in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter. This sort of tax is appealing to those who look at ultra-wealthy people like, say, Jared Kushner, who manages to avoid paying any income tax at all because they can manipulate the numbers to technically have a negative income while their net worth keeps rising.
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Mother Jones' report primarily took issue with a LibertyCon session put on by the CO2 Coalition, a group of scientists and experts who highlight the potential benefits of more CO2 in the atmosphere to crop yields and plant growth. "We can disagree on policy, but climate change is real".