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McConnell Says Senate Will Vote On 'Green New Deal'

WorldNews Wednesday, 6 March 2019
McConnell Says Senate Will Vote On 'Green New Deal'Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday the U.S. Senate would vote in coming weeks on the “Green New Deal,” an ambitious Democratic environmental proposal that has become a lightning rod for Republican criticism, Reuters reports.“The Green New Deal continues to be an interesting discussion for, particularly, Republicans and we will, of course, give our Democratic friends who’ve been advocating this proposal an opportunity to debate it and vote on it on the Senate floor sometime in the next couple of weeks.” – Mitch McConnell Other Republicans speaking to reporters at the Capitol denounced the plan, which aims to slash U.S. carbon dioxide emissions to negligible levels in a...
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Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell said on Monday left-leaning politicians like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are trying to control choices Americans can make by introducing legislation like the Green New Deal, which seeks to eliminate U.S. greenhouse gas emissions within a decade. Rough Cut (no...

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