The democratic socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the latest political figure that everyone loves or loves to hate. From her Green New Deal & # 39; – proposals to combat climate change for her clapbacks against Trump and her critics, here's how AOC danced into the spotlight.
WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez appeared in an hour-long town hall at MSNBC on Friday night to discuss her Green New Deal proposal and the issue of climate change, but things were heated when an audience called a former Republican congressman a "moron" during a debate.
While he was discussing the bill, former rep said. Bob Inglis, a South Carolina republican who lost his seat in Congress because of his ideas for combating climate change, did not believe that the Green New Deal could take place within a congress (two years). He also expressed concerns that holding a left-wing event requiring attention to climate change could discourage moderates or Republicans.
"I'm worried that what we do is if we basically have a mirror image of a Trump rally on climate change that we drive all the people who could come and solve this thing now, "Inglis said, adding that" You can't do it on a single congress – the whole of the Green New Deal. It's literally impossible. "
He ended up with a question and said that if we take climate change if We could later come back to issues such as universal basic income and healthcare that left the Congress infamous divided.
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His comments led to powerful light sources from the public, many of which seemed to be fans of Ocasio-Cortez, a Democrat. Some shouted "No!" An audience shouted, "You moron!"
Ocasio-Cortez was ready to respond when she heard the audience and stopped.
"Hi! Hi! Hi, It is unacceptable , "said Ocasio-Cortez, pointing her finger at the audience. Then he looked back at Inglis, she added: "And that's the difference between me and Trump."
Ocasio-Cortez's ambitious proposal to combat climate change, co-sponsored by Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., Was voted down this week in the Senate – and Democrats helped kill it.
No senator voted for it; 57 (including all Republicans and a handful of Democrats) voted against it; and the remaining 43 (all Democrats) voted "present" as a protest.
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Congress Democrats considered the Republicans' efforts – which ridicule the plan as socialist imagination – to bring the ambitious plan to the floor a little more than a political plague to split democrats rather than a serious effort to confront an imminent planetary crisis .
Discovered by government reports on warnings of drastic climate change consequences, Ocasio-Cortez and Markey revealed the proposal in February.
is not only called to combat climate change by eliminating carbon emissions caused by fossil fuels and shifting the economy into a powered by renewable fuels, but also prescribes a broad platform that supports free housing, medical coverage and higher education for all Americans.
GOP senators ridicule the plan because the Green New Deals original speeches required even more far-reaching goals: a high-speed train expansion that would make cold-flying air travel obsolete; an end to nuclear dependence and fossil fuels; and the creation of "a sustainable pollution and greenhouse gas free food system" that would no longer rely on "decoupling cows".
At the same time, conservatives have pointed out that the proposal would have a bill of billions.
Ocasio-Cortez took over this criticism during Friday's Town Hall and told host Chris Hayes that she expected conservatives to demolish the proposal.
Having seen a video compilation during the event, which showed the Republicans attacking her and claiming that the proposal was a threat to America, a socialist takeover, and she tried to free the nation of the hamburgers and milkshakes, Ocasio-Cortez added. That while she was expecting criticism, "I didn't expect them to [Republicans] do their total fools."  CONTRIBUTION: Ledyard King
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