Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene took to Twitter late Wednesday to proceed her push for a debate with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez over the contentious Inexperienced New Deal.
On Tuesday, Ocasio-Cortez and members of the “Squad” rallied round a brand new push for the “Inexperienced New Deal” with separate payments for public housing, a civilian local weather corps and funding for cities. Republican mentioned insurance policies just like the Inexperienced New Deal would lead different international locations to rely upon nations like China and Russia.
The Greene tweet included a photograph of the pair on the Home flooring.
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“I’m glad I bumped into you right this moment @AOC to plan our debate in regards to the Inexperienced New Deal,” the Georgia Republican posted. “After I end studying all 14 pages, like we agreed, I’ll schedule time for our debate.”
Greene’s detractors criticized her for showing to confess that she didn’t learn the proposal that she has criticized. Others noticed Greene’s tweet as a dig the plan has been criticized by Republicans for missing substance.
Neither workplace responded to an after-hours e mail from Fox Information looking for remark. Taylor Greene had been calling on Ocasio-Cortez to debate her for some time. Final week, Greene highlighted her enterprise background as an proprietor of a building firm for twenty years. She in contrast her resume to Ocasio-Cortez’s “diploma in economics.”
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“A debate between AOC and I on the Inexperienced New Deal financial coverage could be informative for the American individuals,” Greene wrote. “They deserve to listen to the 2 sides with professional’s and cons.”
Ocasio-Cortez known as it a “false notion” that the nation has to decide on between the planet and the economic system.
“And we determined to return collectively in sweeping laws that not solely rejects that notion, however creates a plan for 20 million union jobs in the USA of America to rebuild our infrastructure, to revive public housing, to be sure that we develop our entry not solely to EV [electric vehicles] and EV infrastructure, however mass transit,” she mentioned on Tuesday.
Fox Information’ Sam Dorman and the Related Press contributed to this report