Mitch McConnell is about to embarrass Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with this brilliant move
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez thinks the world will end if Congress doesn’t pass her “Green New Deal.”
Every major Democrat 2020 candidate has signed onto her absurd proposal.
But Senator Mitch McConnell is about to embarrass Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in this fantastic way.
While most of the Democrat presidential candidates have signed on to the “Green New Deal,” many Democrats in the House and Senate have hesitated to do so.
Associating with such a ridiculous piece of legislation that could destroy millions of jobs is a surefire political loser.
However, in a surprise move, Senator Mitch McConnell has stated that he will bring the “Green New Deal” to a vote on the Senate floor.
McConnell knows that the bill will go down in flames.
But he plans to force vulnerable Democrat senators to go on the record to see who supports this dangerous legislation.
Then, voters can hold them accountable.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has effectively put vulnerable Senate Democrats at risk of losing reelection in 2020.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that the Senate would vote on the Green New Deal introduced last week by Sen. Edward Markey, D-Mass., and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y.
“I’ve noted with great interest the Green New Deal, and we’re going to be voting on that in the Senate to give everybody an opportunity to go on record,” McConnell told reporters.
The bill, which is not expected to pass the Republican-dominated upper chamber, could force some Democrats to make a politically awkward calculation.
Democratic liberals, including all of the senators currently running for president, have come out in support of the legislation, which calls for generating 100 percent of the nation’s power from renewable sources within 10 years.
Democrats know they’re in trouble.
They only signed onto to this fantasy legislation to try to gain votes from environmental socialists.
They never thought they’d actually have to vote on it.
Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) introduced Ocasio-Cortez’s “Green New Deal” in the Senate.
And now he’s attacking Majority Leader McConnell for wanting to bring his own bill to the floor for a vote.
Don’t let Mitch McConnell fool you: this is nothing but an attempt to sabotage the movement we are building. He wants to silence your voice so Republicans don’t have to explain why they are climate change deniers. McConnell wants this to be the end, this is just the beginning. https://t.co/GUxJ5HG2jb
— Ed Markey (@SenMarkey) February 12, 2019
But Markey is just embarrassed that he followed the lead of a 29-year-old freshman House socialist.
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