Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal Flops In Senate As Cowardly Democrats Vote ‘Present’

Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell decided to see if Democrats were willing to put their money where their mouths are by bringing the ‘Green New Deal’ for a vote in the Senate.

Democrats, who knew all along that it would fail, angrily called McConnell’s move a stunt.

FOX News reports:

Green New Deal fails Senate test vote as dozens of Democrats vote ‘present’

The Green New Deal, a sweeping Democratic proposal for dealing with climate change, fell at the first hurdle Tuesday as the Senate failed to reach the 60 votes necessary to begin debate on the non-binding resolution, with 42 Democrats and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., voting “present.”

No senator voted to begin debate on the legislation, while 57 lawmakers voted against breaking the filibuster. Democratic Sens. Doug Jones of Alabama, Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona joined 53 Republicans in voting “no.” Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, who caucuses with the Democrats, also voted “no.”

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The vote had been teed up by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., in a bid to make Democratic senators — including several 2020 presidential candidates — go on the record about the measure. McConnell had called the proposal “a radical, top-down, socialist makeover of the entire U.S. economy.”

Check out some of the tweets from Democrats below:

Warren voted present but wrote this on Twitter:

They’re such frauds.

This is the best:

 

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