President Trump returned to a favorite campaign theme at his rally in Grand Rapids, Mich., Thursday night, mocking Democrats' Green New Deal as "an extreme, $ 100 trillion government takeover" Trump said to his audience, "because I do not want to talk them out of it too soon. Because I love campaigning against the Green New Deal.
The plan, championed by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, DN.Y., and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., Calls for the US to The EU is facing a shift in the use of renewable energy sources such as oil and coal by replacing them with renewable energy sources such as wind and solar power, and also calls for the virtual elimination by 2030 of greenhouse gas emissions that have been linked to climate change. background materials briefly published on Ocasio-Cortez's website, which included a promise that the proposal would include guaranteed economic security even for those "unwilling to work" and a line that noted, "We set a goal to get to net-zero rather than zero emissions, in 1
GREEN NEW DEAL FAILS SENATE TEST VOTE AS DOZENS OF DEMOCRATS VOTE ' PRESENT '
"No more airplanes, no more cows," Trump sa id. "One car per family … You know, I do not think one car per family in Michigan plays too well, do you agree? Not quite well.
"And it's got to be, of course, an electric car," the president went on as the crowd drove the Green New Deal. "
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Trump's jabs came days after 42 Democrats and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., Voted "present" on a non-binding resolution that would have debated the Green New Deal. Not a single senator voted to break the filibuster, while 57 senators – including three Democrats and Sen. Angus King, I-Maine – voted "no." In addition to Sanders, five Democratic presidential candidates who have previously supported the Green New Deal have voted "present": Kamila Harris of California, Cory Booker of New Jersey, Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota and Kirsten Gillibrand of New York. 19659003] Democrats described the vote, orchestrated by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., As, and "sham vote" meant to avoid a genuine debate on the effects of climate change
The Associated Press contributed to this report.