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Kamala Harris dismisses concerns about the Green New Deal “- price: “It’s not a cost’

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The democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris refused pointedly in an interview broadcast on Sunday, a price tag on the Green New Deal, and “Medicare for all”, which you supported with all your heart, even as the Republican non-partisan cost quote estimates of trillions of dollars for any unprecedented proposal.

Harris, D-Calif., Sens. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass, joined., and Cory Booker, D-N. J., co-sponsor of the Green New Deal resolution earlier this month. The resolution is botched rollout, including the publication of an official document from New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez office, which promised economic security for those who “work-shy”, as well as the elimination of the “farting cows” and air travel.

“There is no question that we have to be practical. But, from a practical also recognizes that climate change is Harris began an existential threat for us as a people”. “From practical to recognize that greenhouse gas emissions are a threat to our air and threaten our planet. And it is also change in our capacity as human beings, our behaviour is reduced in such a way that we can effect. The is virtually. Of course we can afford it.”

CNN’s John King, asked Harris for her reaction to the conservative arguments that progressive proposals could end up doing more harm than good is done by crippling the US economy even as major polluters such as China continue unabated.

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According to the Mercatus Center at the George Washington University, for example, Ocasio-Cortez, a plan for universal Medicare would be at the end of 30 trillion costs more than $, even after taking into account the comprehensive tax increases that would offset the cost of just about $2 trillion. Charles Blahous, a senior strategist at the Mercatus Center and one of the authors of the study, pay later, that the Ocasio-Cortez had wildly misinterpreted his study to argue to try that “Medicare for all” would save money.

“One of the things that I admire and respect, is the measurement reacts captured in three letters: ROI,” Harris. “What is the return on investment? The people in the private sector understand, this is really good. It’s not about cost. It’s an investment. And then the question should be, is it worth the cost in terms of investment potential? We get more than we put us?”

The Green New Deal push has seen, the resistance not only from Republicans, but also some key Democrats. Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, was asked to replace on the plan aircraft with high-speed rail, and seemed not impressed.

“That would be pretty hard for Hawaii,” she laughed.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, similar to the plan appeared to dismiss that.

“It is one of several or perhaps the many suggestions that we receive,” Pelosi told Politico. “The green dream, or whatever you call it, no one knows what it is, but they are there for you, isn’t it?”

“It’s not about cost. It’s an investment.”

— 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate Kamala Harris

Other democratic presidential hopefuls, including Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar, have pointed out that the Green New Deal-the resolution is merely “wishful thinking” and will likely need to be scaled back.

“The Green New Deal? I see it as ambitious. I see it as a starting help,” Klobuchar said on “special report with Bret Baier” earlier this month. “So I would vote Yes [on the Green New Deal resolution], but I would also — if it’s down to the nitty-gritty of the current legislation, in contrast to,” Oh, here are some goals that we have ” – uh, that would be different with me.”

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But Harris said she was looking forward to hashing out the dispute with their rivals in public, during one of the 12 scheduled primaries debates.

“I am pleased that the debate on the debate stage,” Harris said. “I am very much looking forward.”

Meanwhile, the White house is angling for socialism to be the dominant theme in the 2020 debate, in the midst of Democrats ” evolving vows for higher minimum wages and a new set of expensive, universal benefits.

Speak in a major foreign policy address in Miami, the members of the Venezuelan community, and President of the Trump stated on Monday that “a new day in Latin America” and gave a stark assessment that “socialism is dying” all over the world. The address was the second time that Trump has publicly and forcefully condemned what he called “the horrors of socialism and communism” and “massive wealth confiscation” in the last few weeks, after his similar vow during the state of the Union address that “America will never be a Socialist country.”

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But before Trump the possible candidate adopts a head-to-head, the Democratic party, the heads of state and government some of the internal departments identified need to be resolved. Harris Warren this week stepped in to say they supported with taxpayer-funded reparations for black Americans affected by slavery, a stance that Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez said on “Fox News Sunday” was not officially supported by the party and would have to be disassembled during the debates as well.

In the meantime, Harris stressed that her main concern is the concerns of everyday Americans.

“I hear people in the state of Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina-wherever you want, in the name of the state. Wisconsin, Michigan, I have to apply to these places,” Harris said, drawing a sharp contrast with Hillary Clinton, did not visit Wisconsin following the 2016 Democratic National Convention, and ended in the state now President of the Trump. “What is it you want to know that people who want to be the leader of this country actually see them and think about the problems that keep you up at night.”

But labor leader-who in the normally Democrat-leaning rank-and-file constituents — pushed back in recent weeks against the Green New Deal.

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Speaking to Reuters, a spokesman for the coal industry Union United Mine Workers (UMWA) took specifically offense to the Green New Deal is the resolution the demand for a “fair and just transition for all communities and workers” to reach “net zero greenhouse gas emissions” in the span of only ten years.

“We have heard, that words such as ‘just transition’, but what this really means?” the spokesman, Phil Smith, said in an interview. “Our members are concerned about putting food on the table.”

Also, apart from the Green New Deal, conservative commentators have argued that most of the proposed solutions for global warming will do more harm than good, and also climate-activists of crying wolf have accused. In 2006, a NASA scientist and the leading global warming researchers explained that the world has just 10 years to avert a climate catastrophe — a deadline that came and gone in that time.

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