Ocasio-Cortez, Pressley join protest for immigrants in limbo

Ocasio-Cortez, Pressley join protest for immigrants in limbo

Ocasio-Cortez, Pressley join protest for immigrants in limbo

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), a key player in the border negotiations, sounded upbeat about the bipartisan compromise brokered Monday night, calling it "certainly good news".

The document introduced last week marked the first formal attempt by lawmakers to define legislation to create big government-led investments in clean energy, infrastructure and social programs.

The Green New Deal isn't limited to the political arena.

Several 2020 Democratic hopefuls have already embraced the proposal. Thankfully, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez engaged in a lightning-round series of questions during a House committee in a since-viral video, showing us, plain and simple, that it's entirely legal for members of the government to be "80s-style greedy villains under USA law".

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 United States economy would be a waste that'd undermine America's competitive advantage on the world stage. And he reasoned that the line "about providing for people "unwilling to work" has been walked back completely".

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had called the Green New Deal a "green dream" and some Democrats in fossil fuel-dependent or rural districts have stayed quiet on their position.

"Instead of trying to cause mischief, the #Republican Party should put forward its own serious proposal to address #climatechange", Democratic Senator Sheldon Whitehouse wrote on Twitter on Tuesday.

Trump compared the Green New Deal is now at a campaign appearance in Texas El Paso with a "high-school-of-semester work to get a bad grade".

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is taking her fight for sweeping immigration reform right to Donald Trump's doorstep.

"How do you take a train to Europe?"

He said Ocasio-Cortez does not support some of the more outlandish left-wing proposals, which were saved before they were taken off her website.

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