Democratic senator Diane Feinstein pulled out on Friday when a group of children tried to teach her about climate change.
After the band sought out their support for the Green New Year's Eve, the 85-year-old California Senator
"Do you know what's interesting about this band?", Feynstein said in an interview that was filmed. "I've been doing this for 30 years, I know what I'm doing." "You come in here and say it must be my road or highway. I'm not answering this. "Fynstein continued," I was elected, I was just elected, I was elected by a majority of almost one million votes, and I know what I'm doing, so you know, maybe people have to listen a little. "
" You come in here and you say that it should be my way or the highway. I do not answer. "
"Here's how @SenFeinstein responded to the kids who asked her to support #GreenNewDeal This is a struggle for the survival of our generation. Her reaction is why the young people desperately want new leadership in Congress,
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The video starts with an explanation of the group that they want to present a Letter to Fynstein and asked her to "vote" for "the Green New Course." He then removes a photo of the group standing before the US Senator from California, expressing his request.
DEMS, DIFFERENT TO GREEN NEW CASE In response to their request, Faisenstein tells them that "we have our own green new course." And then came the point where Faisenstein drew the line. back and forth until someone reminded Finestain that they were the "people who voted" for her, and part of her work was to hear their worries.
"How old are you?" Asks Feinstein. I am sixteen. I can not vote, "the girl replies.
"Well, you do not vote for me," the deputy replied.
Another part of the video is heard by Feynstein, who tells the children that he "is trying to try. to do the best he can, "which is to write a responsible resolution."
"Any plan that does not take bold, transformative action will not be what we need," says a woman in the crowd.
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Then Faisenstein responds, "Well, you know better than me. So, I think one day you will run for the Senate. And then you can do it in your own way. "
Later, Feynstein turned to the conversation in a press release, confirming that she had met with a group of children, young people and parents from the Sunrise Movement who wanted her support for the resolution. 19659005] "Unfortunately, it was a brief meeting, but I want the children to know that they are heard loud and clear. I was and I remain committed to doing everything I can to implement genuine, meaningful legislation on climate change, "she writes.
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"We had a lively discussion and presented the group with my draft resolution that gives concrete answers to the climate change crisis I intend to present soon," continued she. "I am always welcome to hear from Californians who feel passionate about this issue and it remains my top priority."
The green new course is a concept of economic incentives designed to tackle inequality in income and climate change. The proposal calls for an employment guarantee program offering "work to pay for the lives of anyone who wants it", a plan to help workers affected by climate change, universal health care and basic income programs, among others. Fox News Katelin Shalhorn contributed to this report.