Bummer: Democrats Vote Against Provision In Green New Deal

It’s strange that so many Democrats who say they support the Green New Deal do not actually want to vote in support of the GND. It’s almost like the GND was just meant to say “look, we’re doing something” by releasing it but knowing that it would be a complete disaster

DEMOCRATS, INCLUDING OCASIO-CORTEZ, VOTE AGAINST GREEN NEW DEAL AMENDMENT

Democrats on the House Committee on Financial Services voted unanimously against an amendment introduced by a GOP lawmaker to spark debate about a key demand of the Green New Deal.

Wisconsin Republican Rep. Sean Duffy, the committee’s ranking Republican, introduced the amendment to the committee Democrats’ budget resolution, though he said in a hearing Wednesday he did not plan on voting for it.

Duffy’s intention, instead, was to use the amendment to debate a key demand of the Green New Deal, which was introduced by New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in February. That bill, which is backed by some Democratic 2020 presidential candidates, included a call to retrofit every building to maximize energy efficiency.

Duffy’s amendment would have changed the wording of one line of a financial services committee budget and views resolution to be in line with the Green New Deal’s call for “maximum energy efficiency” and “zero-emissions.”

The amendment said the budget should furnish funds “to provide all people with affordable, safe, and adequate housing that has been newly built or retroactively upgraded to achieve maximum energy efficiency, water efficiency, safety, affordability, comfort, and durability, using only clean, renewable, and zero-emission energy sources.”

This was basically a way for Duffy to make Democrats put up or shut up. He argued with Excitable Maxine Waters, a GND co-sponsor, chairperson of the committee, including

“[W]e are dealing with a very real homeless crisis in this country, and this amendment is not taking it serious,” Waters responded before asking her Democratic colleagues to vote “no” on Duffy’s amendment.

“Is the gentle-lady chairwoman saying that the Green New Deal is not serious?” Duffy shot back. Waters said “you are not serious” before reclaiming her time.

Of course she is. None of the Democrats really want to debate it, nor do they actually want to pass it or any part of it, especially with a presidential election next year.

Say, wouldn’t this make them all “climate delayers”, including AOC, according to AOC?

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One Response to “Bummer: Democrats Vote Against Provision In Green New Deal”

  1. StillAlive says:

    “to provide all people with affordable, safe, and adequate housing that has been newly built or retroactively upgraded to achieve maximum energy efficiency, water efficiency, safety, affordability, comfort, and durability, using only clean, renewable, and zero-emission energy sources.”

    The amount of government intervention and control in just this one long sentence is mind numbing. What ever happened to the party of JFK the classical liberals who used to believe in life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness without over reaching government intervention.

    HE WAS MURDERED and LBJ TOOK OVER and the party has not been the same since. No I am not talking about the civil rights legislation. That was actually needed. I’m talking about the welfare plantations all the poor were shoved on to and that INCLUDES WHITE PEOPLE. Free VOTES. FEAR them into not voting for a democrat means they are on the streets begging for food. Vote for them and you have handouts in perpetuity.

    Now the Democrats are becoming openly what they have been inwardly for decades. Communists who want to curtail YOUR free speech and YOUR rights. Communists who want to shred the constitution by packing the supreme court with many democratic loons such as are on the 9th circuit court of appeals to forever change the face of this nation.

    constitutional amendments out the whazoo with the implied threat of failing to pass it as a state will result in your government tit milk being cut off until you do. FASCISM and AUTHORITARIANISM at its grandest scale on full display for all to see.

    Wake up MODERATES. INDEPENDENTS. BLACKS and HISPANICS. YOU are pawns in their high stakes game to truly enslave you. Quite literally once again. With communism it is an enslavement of an entire nation by a 100 people that have all the power. And they are not afraid to use it because their is now no one to defend you. No press to advocate for you. No where to turn that is not run by a communist government that HATES themselves and hates you.

    Take it to the bank. Communism is pure EVIL in all its forms. PURE EVIL.

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