Ocasio-Cortez snaps back at Trump after he disparages 'Green New Deal'

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Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) is live-tweeting her response to President Donald Trump's attacks on her proposed Green New Deal at his Monday night rally. Then Ocasio-Cortez pointed to an article from the "Washington Post" (paid content), which States that the reading of news briefings "are not Trumps the preferred "learning style" and the President instead of oral reports.

Cabot Phillips of Campus Reform ventured to the University of Miami to discuss Ocasio-Cortez's plan with students and gauge their thoughts on the deal.

"I really don't like their policy of taking away your auto, of taking away your airplane rights, of 'let's hop a train to California, ' of you're not allowed to own cows anymore!"

Markey's office did not immediately respond to requests for comment on a Senate floor vote.

The name, Green New Deal, references the New Deal of the 1930s that President Franklin Roosevelt implemented to aid Americans suffering in the Great Depression by embarking on huge government-led infrastructure projects.

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The plan has already received the endorsements of Democrat presidential candidates, like Senators Cory Booker and Kamala Harris but, for others, it has turned heads for its drastic approach to fighting climate change.

But others aren't as ready to make a decision one way or the other.

"I know I speak for members on both sides of the aisle when I say we are grateful to our colleagues on the appropriations committee for their leadership", McConnell said Tuesday on the Senate floor.

And an adviser to Ocasio-Cortez, Cornell law professor Robert Hockett, claimed Friday that the statement about protections for people "unwilling to work" came from a "doctored document" that "apparently, some Republicans have put it out there".

In July of 2017, Republicans brought forward a single-payer health care amendment for a vote, which failed 0-57, all Democrats voting against it. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer slammed the maneuver as "pure cynicism, pure politics" at the time.

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