Ocasio-Cortez Gets Abandoned By Democrats As Republicans Dump Her Socialist Green Deal In The Trash!

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Not a single Democrat voted for the Green New Deal today in the Senate.

While only four Democrats (the usual suspects) voted with Republicans against the GND, the other 43 voted ‘present’:

Here’s more from Fox News:

The Green New Deal, a sweeping Democratic proposal for dealing with climate change, fell at the first hurdle Tuesday as the Senate failed to reach the 60 votes necessary to begin debate on the non-binding resolution, with 42 Democrats and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., voting “present.”

No senator voted to begin debate on the legislation, while 57 lawmakers voted against breaking the filibuster. Democratic Sens. Doug Jones of Alabama, Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona joined 53 Republicans in voting “no.” Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, who caucuses with the Democrats, also voted “no.”

The vote had been teed up by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., in a bid to make Democratic senators — including several 2020 presidential candidates — go on the record about the measure. McConnell had called the proposal “a radical, top-down, socialist makeover of the entire U.S. economy.”

Not even the Senate sponsor of the Green New Deal would vote for it. That should tell ya something right there.

Here’s a few comments from the Senate:

Via TheRightScoop


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