Congress woman Alexandria new approach through ‘Green deal’ faces the disapproval of the senators. The nonbinding resolution, Was the one which calls on the United States to make an ambitious effort. The effort was to slash its use of fossil fuels to fight climate change. But however, it fell short in a procedural vote.
Because I encouraged them to vote present, along w/ others.
McConnell tried to rush the #GreenNewDeal straight to the floor without a hearing.
The real question we should be asking: Why does the Senate GOP refuse to hold any major hearings on climate change? https://t.co/de8oKOXeJf
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) March 26, 2019
Moreover, The Senate did not proceed to debating the measure. This is because 57 senators voted against it. Also, 43 Democrats and independents who caucus with them voted “present.” However, among those 43 most of them were Democrats. Four senators who vote with Democrats are Joe Manchin of West Virginia, Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona, Doug Jones of Alabama and independent Angus King of Maine. These all voted against the resolution.
Furthermore, The Green New Deal is a proposed economic stimulus program. The program aims to address climate change and economic inequality. The name refers to the New Deal, a set of social and economic reforms and public works projects. Those were undertaken by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in response to the Great Depression.
In her speech, Alexandria said, “You want to tell people that their desire for clean air and clean water is elitist?’. She yelled. ‘Tell that to the kids in the South Bronx which are suffering from the highest rates of childhood asthma in the country … You’re telling those kids that they are trying to get on a plane to Davos? People are dying!’