nearvideo Senate majority Leader Mitch McConnell sets procedural vote on the Green New Deal
Democratic strategist Scott Bolden and Republican pollster John Thomas, Kentucky Republican sen. Mitch McConnell, the decision to call a vote on the Green New Deal is to weigh.
Senate majority Leader Mitch McConnell is the Green New Deal to a vote on Tuesday in a move to force Democrats to take an official stand on the measure and, therefore, the party pit is moderated by its progressive wing.
“I could not be more glad that the American people have the opportunity to learn exactly where everyone tweeted their senators stand on the “Green New Deal”,” McConnell. “A radical, top-down, socialist redesign of the entire U.S. economy.”
The resolution amounts to an ambitious revision of the United States in the fight against climate change, undoubtedly is not going to happen in the GOP-controlled Senate. But Republicans say that the vote which will enable them to judge better, Democrats’ commitment to his radical proposals.
U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, has mocked the planned vote a political stunt and accused Republicans on Saturday of “wasting votes in Congress.”
“Stop the American peoples’ time + learning to govern,” the freshman lawmaker tweeted. “Our jobs are not for the election campaign, and that is exactly what this bluff-votes.”
The Republicans have an overwhelming sharply criticized the Green New Deal for its socialist implications, and the high price. Sen Charles E Grassley, R-Iowa, the proposal appealed to a “utopian Manifesto”, while Sen. John Thune, R-S. D., called it a “socialist fantasy”.
J. Scott Jennings, McConnell, the former campaign consultant, said the Green New Deal, the breakdown is Democrats, but that the moderates fear, because the party base “demands this kind of extremely out-of-the-mainstream stuff.”
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By contrast, the Republican political consultant Joseph pinion said, the Green New Deal unites Republicans – both Trumpers and never Trumpers alike – “in the idea that strategies of a Green New Deal would be disastrous for America.”
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The New York Times reports that most Democrats will not vote present on Tuesday, because the terms of the resolution, rinses out completely, or discussed to the party.