Post lets Ocasio-Cortez skate on Green New Deal fact-check

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On Monday the moderate Long Island Democrat told HuffPost he plans to add his name to the almost 70 House Democrats co-sponsoring the sweeping resolution that Rep.

The FAQ said that the Green New Deal will provide "Economic security for all who are unable or unwilling to work".

"The Green New Deal is now a litmus test for progressive leadership in 2019".

Celebrating that the deal "helps build climate resilience in communities of color who have been most impacted by climate change, and ensures that Black and Latinx people will have direct access to good, family-supporting jobs in the new green economy", Epps-Addison declared, "now is the time to be bold and unapologetic in our demand for solutions to rampant economic insecurity and the climate crisis".

The proposal from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-Bronx, Queens) and Sen. The proponents of the deal aim to phase the country off fossil fuels and nuclear energy in 10 years.

Phillips began by asking if students supported Ocasio-Cortez's plan. And he reasoned that the line "about providing for people "unwilling to work" has been walked back completely".

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While Cortez did not specify an exact valuation for her latest Green New Deal, she did add that the amount required would be "incomprehensibly large".

Zach Hunter, the Congressional Leadership Fund's vice president, criticized the freshman lawmakers for supporting a radically left agenda.

That may be useful if your project is the ideological purification of the Democratic Party.

The billionaire businessman and a proud climate change skeptic stopped short of traditionally branding it the "worst deal" ever, but he apparently believes spending trillions to fully transform and rebuild the USA economy would be a waste that'd undermine America's competitive advantage on the world stage.

The Green New Deal has received the backing of several 2020 presidential hopefuls, including Sens.

Trump's critics predictably flooded him with personal attacks, accusations of selling Americans' future to oil corporations and arguments that the Democrats at least have some kind of a plan.