The so-called Green New Deal came under fire nearly immediately from Republicans, saying it would cost trillions of dollars, would destroy the USA economy and result in huge tax increases. The result was much mockery and derision from critics on the right, concern and confusion from fans on the left, and her office quickly pulling the much-maligned FAQ document from her GND page.
Although Chakrabarti initially claimed that the details from the FAQ had been leaked, others noted that the document properties showed that Chakrabarti had published the document.
Cabot Phillips of Campus Reform ventured to the University of Miami to discuss Ocasio-Cortez's plan with students and gauge their thoughts on the deal. "I like that it's progressive".
Celebrating that the deal "helps build climate resilience in communities of color who have been most impacted by climate change, and ensures that Black and Latinx people will have direct access to good, family-supporting jobs in the new green economy", Epps-Addison declared, "now is the time to be bold and unapologetic in our demand for solutions to rampant economic insecurity and the climate crisis".
"Just from knowing, like, who's endorsed it and some, like, other little things, it sounds great". "I think it'd be great for us!" exclaimed one. Global warming is a threat to the planet. "So we need to take care of ourselves".
Lastly, she also added that in order for the Green New Deal to succeed, the Federal Reserve would have to step in and back the giant economic overhaul- primarily by printing new bills which would most likely push the financial body beyond its 2% inflation target.
Hockett was apparently referring to the series of tweets the Democratic lawmaker made on Thursday, when she posted and criticized parody versions of the Green New Deal FAQ, including one that said, effective immediately, "males should urinate into an empty milk jug instead of a toilet". But I think the Democrats pushing the deal would agree with Senator Graham: "Let's vote on the Green New Deal!"