Ocasio-Cortez: Latinos Can’t Be Illegals Because They’re ‘Descendants of Native People’

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The main goal of the Green New Deal is to remodel the US economy and achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions.

"Now that this resolution is released, we're taking the fight to districts across the country to build the political and public support for the Green New Deal, and get thousands of organizations signed on to back the resolution", said Stephen O'Hanlon, spokesman for the Sunrise Movement, which has pushed for the Green New Deal and staged protests at the Capitol, including a sit-in at Pelosi's office.

Ocasio-Cortez said she was not offended that Pelosi called the resolution "the green dream". The most visible House Democrat on climate change won't get a seat on Nancy Pelosi's select committee addressing the issue. The new panel does not include Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of NY, who is calling for a Green New Deal to transform the USA economy to combat climate change.

Hours earlier, Pelosi said she had not yet read the Green New Deal. She couldn't even remember the name.

The condemnation against Ocasio-Cortez was swift on Thursday as everyday conservatives and right-wing news outlets slammed the freshman lawmaker over the plan.

Ocasio-Cortez's racial claim would allow hundreds of millions of Latinos to migrate to the United States, regardless of US laws and voters' preferences.

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South Korea and Vietnam normalized relations in 1992, and they've built similarly strong ties anchored on a high volume of trade. He said that the summit will also bring a positive image of Vietnam "being a country of peace and Vietnamese people welcome it.

Ocasio-Cortez had wanted the select committee to be given legislative and subpoena powers but it was not. It was created to examine new climate change policies and does not have the sole goal of focusing on the Green New Deal, another complaint from the supporters of the proposal.

"Quite frankly I haven't seen it but I do know it's enthusiastic, and I welcome all the enthusiasm out there", the California Democrat said. The United Sates must "respect for the right of human mobility", she said before adding, "because it is a right". She said Pelosi asked her to serve on the committee, but she declined because it focuses on investigations.

The 14-page resolution envisions a shift to 100% renewable and zero-emission energy sources, and calls for the creation of millions of new high-wage jobs to help wipe out poverty.

The resolution paints a grim view of present-day America, saying it is "experiencing several related crises" including declining life expectancy, economic stagnation, erosion of worker bargaining power, increasing income inequality and the exacerbation of "systemic racial, regional, social, environmental and economic injustices".

Most of the Democratic presidential candidates, including Senators Kirsten Gillibrand of New York; Kamala Harris of California; Elizabeth Warren of MA; and Cory Booker of New Jersey have also broadly endorsed the idea behind the Green New Deal. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) are teasing the ambitious deal and set to unveil it at a Thursday afternoon press conference. Trump, who has expressed doubts about climate change, also is likely to oppose it.

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