Further, Ocasio-Cortez envisions upgrading all existing buildings, working with farmers to "eliminate pollution" and building charging stations for electric cars "everywhere", making high-speed rail so effective that "air travel" is unnecessary.
Republicans view the proposal to transition to clean energy as a winning wedge issue in the 2020 elections.
Ocasio-Cortez faced immediate backlash for some of the GND's authoritarian proposals-even from interest groups aligned with the Democratic Party's green agenda, such as the Sierra Club. It's meant to offer a green alternative that honors the New Deal, which was drafted to save big banks on the heels of the Great Depression.
Rather than expose of rift in the party, 43 Democrats made a decision to vote "present" as a show of frustration with the politically motivated manoeuvr.
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Japan said it had high hopes for a "meaningful" summit leading towards the complete denuclearization in the Korean Peninsula. North Korea has been known to parade its missiles through the streets and has aggressively pursued a nuclear program.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has also expressed his support for the initiative, but has not formally announced whether he will run for president in 2020.
Republicans showed on Tuesday that they are ready to use the resolution as a political weapon against those Democrats. "It's going to take that kind of effort to ensure that we meet our commitments". Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., also spoke at the rally, and said she hopes the White House can "see the humanity" in TPS holders, according to The Hill.
"I think the elegance, from a policy perspective, of the concept of the Green New Deal, is that it matches a sense of urgency about that problem with climate change with a sense of opportunity around what the solutions might represent", Buttigieg explained. Though Ocasio-Cortez removed the document in response to backlash, and her defenders claimed critics were referring to a fake copy of the proposal, the document remains archived on the congresswoman's website.