Ocasio-Cortez snaps back at Trump after he disparages 'Green New Deal'

U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez  during a news conference in front of the U.S. Capitol

He compared his age in the interview to President Donald Trump, and suggested that Trump's attack lines about socialism came from an outdated perspective.

"I'm really excited about the leadership there to meet our commitment to the generations that follow".

While the bill is unlikely to pass in the divided 116th Congress, Progressive Democrats in Congress and grassroots activists are further pushing environmental policy forward into the public mainstream, especially during the upcoming 2020 presidential election. Independent Senator Bernie also co-sponsored the deal. Trump joked at his rally in Texas. Asked whether he would run, O'Rourke again said he had not made up his mind.

"I definitely support this movement". Called the Green New Deal, co-sponsors of the resolution in the House of Representatives include California Congressman Ro Khanna, Colorado Congressman Joe Neguse, Washington Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, and Wisconsin Congressman Mark Pocan. One of the best was the acknowledgment that even the authors' best efforts would not be enough to get rid of "farting cows" and air travel within 10 years. She pointed to several documents that had actually been doctored and directed people to the text of the resolution, instead.

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Her chief of staff, Saikat Chakrabarti, tweeted that they had worked on the Green New Deal "in collaboration with a bunch of groups and offices over the course of the last month. Some of these early drafts got leaked".

Ocasio-Cortez has garnered such attention by mastering Twitter, while at the same time acting as a magnet in the digital and cable news ecosystem by sucking an entire news cycle in around her, which amplifies her media presence, according to Axios.

The sartorial choices of the newly-elected congresswoman are often an object of Internet obsession, but we saw no evidence that her State of the Union outfit was any more outlandishly expensive than that of her colleagues.

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