Doug Lamborn, a Republican from Colorado, said at a climate change hearing in the House natural resources committee on Wednesday that the policy was akin to a "Soviet five-year plan".
All of which is to say that Pelosi has this right: it's a nonsense fantasy, not a serious proposal.
"This new Select Committee will spearhead Democrats' work to develop innovative, effective solutions to prevent and reverse the climate crisis", Pelosi said in a statement, according to Politico.
Although Pelosi has experience as speaker pushing climate change policies under previous administrations, more progressive members have questioned her eagerness to support an ambitious new climate proposal.
This isn't the first time that Ocasio-Cortez has criticized ICE.
Ocasio-Cortez also downplayed her absence from a select panel studying climate change.
"The green dream or whatever they call it, nobody knows what it is, but they're for it, right?" she told reporters. Ed Markey held to unveil their resolution calling for a "Green New Deal". "And so that's really what we're trying to accomplish with the Green New Deal".
Florida Rep. Kathy Castor will chair the panel, as Pelosi previously announced, and eight other Democrats will serve on it: Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján of New Mexico and Reps. Although it is unclear how many of Ocasio-Cortez's fellow Democrats will embrace these specific policy ideas, a number of Democratic presidential hopefuls have endorsed the concept of a Green New Deal, including Sens.
Democrats including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of NY are calling for a Green New Deal meant to transform the USA economy to combat climate change and create thousands of jobs in renewable energy.
While setting lofty goals, the plan does not explicitly call for eliminating the use of fossil fuels such as oil and natural gas, a nod to pragmatism that may disappoint some of Ocasio-Cortez's strongest supporters.
"We set a goal to get to net-zero, rather than zero emissions, in 10 years because we aren't sure that we'll be able to fully get rid of farting cows and airplanes that fast", an earlier version of the resolution's fact sheet read.
Most of the Democratic presidential candidates, including Senators Kirsten Gillibrand of New York; Kamala Harris of California; Elizabeth Warren of MA; and Cory Booker of New Jersey have also broadly endorsed the idea behind the Green New Deal.
President Donald Trump has scrapped Obama's plan.
The Democrats are likely to meet resistance to their proposal in Congress, especially in the Republican-controlled Senate.
Madrid will not pay the 250 million euros Chelsea want but they could reach a deal with Hazard's contract expiring in 2020. According to reports , they have put a £100m price tag on Hazard in a bid to ward off Real's interest.
The US tariffs are aimed at providing protection to US firms from Chinese competitors who can often produce goods more cheaply. The tech industry has been closely tracking the escalating tariffs imposed by the USA and China on one another.
NY general manager Scott Perry said the Knicks would get an unprotected pick in 2021 and the other pick would be in 2023. MacMahon further reported that it wouldn't affect the Mavericks' attempts to sign Porzingis to a long-term deal.
The five-time All-Star will undergo surgery to fix a ruptured left Achilles tendon, the Wizards announced Tuesday. The 28-year-old elected to have a season-ending surgery in December with hopes of avoiding any additional damage.
It is not a solicitation to make any exchange in commodities, securities or other financial instruments. President Donald Trump said in his State of the Union address that a trade deal with China was possible.
And the two heavyweights will now go head to head in the last four in a bid to earn a place in May's final in Seville. Meanwhile, Los Blancos reached the last four, after securing an emphatic 7-3 aggregate victory over Girona.
For the study , researchers analyzed head scans of 205 cognitively normal adults between the ages of 20 and 82. What this means is that men's brains do not age faster, they simply have a bit older brains, to begin with.
A US-led coalition provided crucial air support as Iraqi forces regrouped and drove ISIL out in a costly three-year campaign. Former Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi tweeted in English on Monday that "Iraqi sovereignty must be respected".
Bradley Cooper 'embarrassed' by Oscars snub
As for the Oscars, A Star Is Born will compete for best picture when the ceremony takes place on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019. Nevertheless, Cooper has a lot to be proud of, seeing as he's nominated for three Oscars for A Star Is Born this year.
Stripe is asked for Trump documents | Ireland
The subpoena asks for documents related to Zuberi but doesn't offer any clues as to why his donations may be of interest. The committee was chaired by real estate developer Tom Barrack, a longtime friend of Trump.
8 teams checking in on Harper
Who or what is to blame for why they're still unsigned? "From what I understand, the Phillies have the most money to spend". Even still, both infielders contended they would have had little concern about that if Machado had come to the Bronx.
Houston Rockets acquire Iman Shumpert in three-way trade
Rockets star James Harden is also excited to have Shumpert on the team because of his ability to play all over the court. Shumpert is a free agent after this season, so they procure a pick rather than risk him walk away for nothing.
76ers acquire Tobias Harris in blockbuster with Clippers
One thing is for certain, though, with the move, the team appears poised to take the next step in the Eastern Conference. However, according to Wojnarowski, the plan is to re-sign him to a long term deal at the conclusion of the season.
LeBron James distances himself from teammates
Ingram tallied 12 points on four-of-eight shooting in the game. "I know it has to be tough, especially on our young guys". With James' return, the Lakers are looking to make significant additions for a late-season push.