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President Trump addresses the Green New Deal during a MAGA-rally in Michigan.
President Trump returned to a favorite campaign theme in his rally in Grand Rapids, Mich., Thursday night, mocking Democrats ” Green New Deal as “an extreme, $100 trillion government takeover” of the economy.
“I’d rather not about this evening’s talk today, Trump told his audience, “because I don’t want to talk you out of it early. Because I love, a campaign against the Green New Deal. I would like to make that a big part of their platform.”
The plan, called the Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., the United States calls for a shift away from fossil fuels such as oil and coal, and replace them with renewable energy sources such as wind and solar energy. It also calls for the virtual elimination of bound were up to the year 2030, the greenhouse gas emissions on climate change. Opponents of the plan have seized the background materials published on Ocasio-Cortez, a website that included a promise that the proposal includes a guaranteed economic security for those who “work-shy” and a line that stated, “We set a goal of net-zero, but as zero emissions in 10 years, because we are not sure whether we will be able to completely get rid of farting cows and planes, quickly.”
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“No planes, no more cows,” Trump said. “One car per family … don’t you know, I think that one car per family in Michigan good, are you agree? Not too good.
“And it is a E-car,” the President went on, as the crowd jeered the Green New Deal. “Even if it’s only, what? 160 miles? What do you do? It is 160 miles. Darling, where can I get a charge? Where can I get a charge?”
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Trump’s jabs came days after 42 Democrats and sen Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., the “present”, on a non-binding resolution, which started the debate on the Green New Deal. To break not a single senator elected, the filibuster, while 57 senators, including three Democrats and Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, voted “no”. In addition to Sanders, five Democratic presidential candidates before behind the Green New Deal to “gift”: Kamala Harris, of California, and Cory Booker from New Jersey, Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota and Kirsten Gillibrand of New York.
Democrats called the vote, orchestrated by Senate majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., to avoid as a “sham vote” is meant, a real discussion about the effects of climate change.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.