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AOC and Bernie Sanders Partner on Green New Deal

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Bernie Sanders rallied together in support of the Green New Deal, calling out Dems and the GOP for not doing enough.

AOC and Bernie Sanders partner on the Green New Deal

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Bernie Sanders are partnering to promote the Green New Deal through activism to fight for your rights. The event was organized by the Sunrise Movement —a youth-led group that advocates for political action on climate change.

AOC speaks to the youthful crowd, “for the first time in human history we have reached atmospheric levels of carbon at four hundred and fifteen parts per million this has never been seen in recorded human history. The last time our planet hit 415 was in the policing period. Oceans were 90 feet higher. Bacteria and diseases, we have never seen before roamed the earth. Humans did not exist.”

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) speaking to a college auditorium of liberal-leaning environmental students and young voters. The 2020 presidential candidate joined progressive politics darling Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) to preach the benefits of the ambitious Green New Deal climate plan, at a time when climate change is rising to prominence as a top issue for Democratic voters.

The lawmakers didn’t hold back Monday taking shots at other politicians, including fellow Democrats, who they view as failing to show the necessary urgency regarding climate action. Bernie sanders yells loudly, “unlike the president of the United States, you know that climate change is not a hoax, but it is an existential threat to our country and the entire planet, and you are prepared to stand up and fight back.”

While Sanders's presidential campaign has not released a formal climate policy, he has steadfastly sponsored the ideas of the Green New Deal from its infancy. Ocasio-Cortez presented the Green New Deal as a resolution in the House in February. Sanders was a co-sponsor of the Senate’s companion bill.

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05/14/2019 11:37 PMupdated: 05/15/2019 1:29 PM
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  • John D.
    05/14/2019 23:40

    Which you have benefited from you fool

  • Ricky S.
    05/14/2019 23:42

    hey the dems were in office most of that 10

  • Joe G.
    05/14/2019 23:42

    You've never seen any other planet you moron

  • Barb D.
    05/14/2019 23:44

    Idiots

  • Matt F.
    05/14/2019 23:44

    Oh look the carnival is in town

  • Johnny V.
    05/14/2019 23:49

    Buffalo Springfield said we would get "resistance from behind." They were talking about the Democrats.

  • Korey C.
    05/14/2019 23:49

    Did she say... "We have never seen a planet like this"? Uhhh... ya. No shit bitch... it's the only planet we've seen. What planet are you on?

  • Doug K.
    05/14/2019 23:59

    So their new mantra is: Do something, even if it’s bat 🦇 shit crazy and completely ineffective! 😜😂🤔

  • John V.
    05/14/2019 23:59

    Love these two

  • John G.
    05/15/2019 00:01

    Ugh. She drives me crazy.

  • Jack E.
    05/15/2019 00:01

    Wow, Now she is a rocket scientist.

  • Reyon A.
    05/15/2019 00:12

    Politicians today are very opinionated but are lacking of actions. Politicians today are too much talk. Like this lady. So many times i saw her talk. If she cant do nothing, at least she better keep her mouth shut. Because people need to see concrete results not to hear only opinions.

  • Vilmar T.
    05/15/2019 00:14

    .

  • Michael C.
    05/15/2019 00:16

    Lol i just laugh at these people now, how any1 can eat what you say and digest it is still a mystery to me

  • Mark M.
    05/15/2019 00:33

    If dems n gob don't give a damn about the poor or working class, then why would they care about our planet?

  • Richmond V.
    05/15/2019 00:33

    Woman Representative looks like Micheal Jackson After his Surgery

  • Nick T.
    05/15/2019 00:53

    2 muzzles coming right up😋😋😋

  • Brian S.
    05/15/2019 01:31

    "Climate crisis " now that's funny

  • Donald B.
    05/15/2019 01:33

    Barf bags both of them

  • Gerardo G.
    05/15/2019 01:39

    Bernie guy swing artist