Economy-destroying Green New Deal goes down in Senate vote; Dems who supported it vote ‘present’

Conservative Firing Line | 3/26/2019 | Staff
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On Tuesday, the so-called “Green New Deal,” a scheme to destroy the U.S. economy for entire generations of Americans, went down in flames in a Senate vote, with the Democrats who once touted it voting “present.”

According to Fox News:

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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.”

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.”

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THE GREEN NEW DEAL CALLS FOR THE U.S. TO SHIFT AWAY FROM FOSSIL FUELS SUCH AS OIL AND COAL AND REPLACE THEM WITH RENEWABLE SOURCES SUCH AS WIND AND SOLAR POWER. IT CALLS FOR VIRTUAL ELIMINATION BY 2030 OF GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS...
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