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Mitch McConnell is trolling the Democrats with a Green New Deal vote

13 February, 2019, 02:39 | Author: Lawrence Cooper
  • ‘Brilliant!’ Trump supports Democrats’ Green Dream to ‘eliminate all planes, cars, cows & military’

Read Breitbart News' original report below. The Resolution also calls for not explicitly the end of the development of fossil fuels, is pushing, to ensure that within the next ten years that the United States "to cover 100 percent of the electricity needs" with Solar and wind energy.

U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) addresses immigration rights activists during a rally calling for "permanent protections for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders" in front of the White House in Washington, U.S., February 12, 2019.

"I've noted with great interest the Green New Deal", McConnell told reporters at the Capitol.

President Donald Trump slammed the Green New Deal at a rally Monday in El Paso, Texas, saying it would "shut down American energy". Ocasio-Cortez's chief of staff said this was merely a draft and that it was published by accident.

These extreme tax rates could potentially cause more issues, as Gates said if lawmakers focus on marginal tax rates, "you're missing the picture". While some environmental advocates applauded the plan's grand scope, experts said the plan's aim to get to net-zero carbon emissions in 10 years seemed unrealistic.

"If that has made not just me but other guys think about this, and just be more thoughtful and aware and willing to go that extra mile, and make sure someone else is comfortable in that moment, that's a good thing", he said. Further, in an attempt to illustrate the plan's mammoth scale, its FAQ section states its cost would exceed the value of all resources of "every billionaire and company".

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"Simply put, we are proud to be a green airline", she says.

Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., chairman of the Environment and Public Works Committee, however, called the plan "raw deal" that would drive "a stake into the heart of our economy", Politico reported.

The Kentucky Republican's maneuver is likely an effort to both get the many Democratic senators running for president on the record on the resolution, as well as to demonstrate that there are senators on both sides of the aisle opposed to the outline.

For now, the Green New Deal is only a resolution that can only be brought to the House floor if House Speaker Nancy Pelosi decides to opt in.

That echoed Trump's claim in a tweet last week that the plan would "permanently eliminate all Planes, Cars, Cows, Oil, Gas & the Military".

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