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AOC narrates video from future in which her ‘Green New Deal’ saves US from environmental catastrophe

In a video released on Wednesday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., told a “story from the future” in which her “Green New Deal” transformed the American economy and rescued the United States from the dire threat of climate change. The freshman congresswoman predicted that Democrats would…
By 1776 Coalition | Thursday, April 18, 2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accepts Andy Barr’s invite to ‘go underground,’ meet coal miners

A rising Democratic star in Congress who has been called the “Wonder Woman of the left, Wicked Witch of the right”could be coming to a Kentucky coal mine near you. U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, of New York, has been spearheading a grand environmental legislative package dubbed the…
By 1776 Coalition | Thursday, March 28, 2019

PELOSI INTRODUCES NEW CLIMATE BILL ONE DAY AFTER GREEN NEW DEAL COLLAPSED

Democratic lawmakers introduced a stripped-down climate bill Wednesday less than a day after Senate Republicans dinged a more ambitious plan. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi described the Climate Action Now Act as one of many steps toward Democratic efforts to confront global warming. In particular, the bill…
By 1776 Coalition | Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Green New Deal fails Senate test vote as dozens of Democrats vote ‘present’

The Green New Deal, a sweeping Democratic proposal for dealing with climate change, fell at the first hurdle Tuesday as the Senate failed to reach the 60 votes necessary to begin debate on the non-binding resolution, with 42 Democrats and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., voting…
By 1776 Coalition | Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Senate gears up for Green New Deal vote

The Senate will vote as soon as Tuesday on a motion to proceed on the Green New Deal, a broad climate change bill that has divided Democrats, and which Republicans hope to use as a wedge issue in 2020. Democrats are broadly expected to vote…
By 1776 Coalition | Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Senate gears up for Green New Deal vote

The Senate will vote as soon as Tuesday on a motion to proceed on the Green New Deal, a broad climate change bill that has divided Democrats, and which Republicans hope to use as a wedge issue in 2020. Democrats are broadly expected to vote…
By 1776 Coalition | Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Big problem facing the Green New Deal: A lack of power lines to deliver wind and solar

The Green New Deal would require an overhaul of the transmission lines that deliver wind and solar power, a major logistical obstacle to the progressive plan for radically revamping the economy to address climate change. The Green New Deal’s plan to ramp up federal funding…
By 1776 Coalition | Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Elizabeth Warren pitches policies totaling $100 trillion at town hall: estimates

Elizabeth Warren promoted some of her signature proposals at a town hall event Monday night — which, all told, could cost a combined $100 trillion, according to recent estimates. Sen. Warren, D-Mass., discussed the policies — the Green New Deal, universal child care and slavery…
By 1776 Coalition | Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Greenpeace Co-Founder: ‘Climate Crisis Is Not Only Fake News. It’s Fake Science’

Co-founder of environmental organization Greenpeace Patrick Moore said Tuesday that the climate change crisis driving much of liberal politics today “is not only fake news. It’s fake science.” Moore also wondered during his appearance on “Fox & Friends” why people would be worried about global warming:…
By 1776 Coalition | Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Pence, at CPAC, slams Dems over Green New Deal: ‘That system is socialism’

Vice President Pence, addressing the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday, accused Democrats of openly advocating for socialism with far-left policies such as “Medicare-for-all” and the Green New Deal — a system he said had “impoverished millions of people around the world.” “Under the guise…
By 1776 Coalition | Friday, March 1, 2019

AOC’s Green New Deal gains co-sponsors, but no vote in sight

The Green New Deal, a 16-page resolution calling on Congress to tackle climate change by eliminating fossil fuels, has gained nearly two dozen sponsors since freshman star Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez introduced it on Feb. 7. But the proposal makes many House Democrats uneasy and Democratic…
By 1776 Coalition | Thursday, February 28, 2019

AOC’s Green New Deal gains co-sponsors, but no vote in sight

The Green New Deal, a 16-page resolution calling on Congress to tackle climate change by eliminating fossil fuels, has gained nearly two dozen sponsors since freshman star Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez introduced it on Feb. 7. But the proposal makes many House Democrats uneasy and Democratic…
By 1776 Coalition | Thursday, February 28, 2019

Ocasio-Cortez says there is a ‘legitimate question’ that needs to be asked: ‘Is it okay to still have children?’

Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said young people have to ask a “legitimate question” in the wake of climate change and mounting student loan debt: “Is it okay to still have children?” In an Instagram Live video over the weekend, Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., welcomed supporters into her…
By 1776 Coalition | Monday, February 25, 2019

Sen. Dick Durbin teases Green New Deal sponsors: ‘What in the heck is this?’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., are facing growing pushback within their own party over their Green New Deal proposal. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” on Wednesday he was having trouble grasping the legislation in its current form after…
By 1776 Coalition | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Green New Deal co-author Sen. Markey mocked for accusing McConnell of ‘rushing’ Senate vote

One of the co-authors of the Green New Deal is slamming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., for announcing he’s bringing the resolution to a vote. Last week, Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass, and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., introduced a sprawling blueprint of an environmental and…
By 1776 Coalition | Wednesday, February 13, 2019

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