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AOC: Green New Deal Is Comprehensive, Which Means It Contains Every Idea

"So, when people say, 'What about this and what that?' The answer isn't, 'This is why it's not in here.' The answer is, 'That is part of the solution, too,'" she said.

By NTK Staff | 02.07.2019 @1:58pm

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) seemed seemed to declare that the Green New Deal is a comprehensive resolution that therefore includes every green idea in existence during a press conference on Thursday.

During Ocasio-Cortez’s opening remarks, she admitted that her Green New Deal was nothing more than a resolution and not actual legislation.

“So, what we are doing today, introducing these resolutions here today, is that it’s not a bill. It is a resolution, and what this resolution is doing is saying this is our first step. Our first step is to define the problem and define the scope of the solution,” Ocasio-Cortez said.

Then the freshman congresswoman told reporters that the Green New Deal is “comprehensive, it is thoughtful, it is compassionate, and it is extremely economically strategic, as well.”

However, just a minute later, she added, “Today we’re laying down what that larger vision is. So, when people say, ‘What about this and what that?’ The answer isn’t, ‘This is why it’s not in here.’ The answer is, ‘That is part of the solution, too.'”

It’s not entirely clear what Ocasio-Cortez means by “that is part of the solution, too,” but she seemed to be implying that all green-related ideas are included in the Green New Deal by virtue of its comprehensive nature.

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