Published: Wed, February 27, 2019
Research | By Wilma Wheeler

Ocasio-Cortez: 'I'm the boss'

Ocasio-Cortez: 'I'm the boss'

The students are members of Sunrise Movement, an activist group that encourages children to combat climate change.

She has continued to draw media attention and mockery related to the Green New Deal and her statements, continuing with her striking back at critics of the deal at a recent event on New York City, where she said "no one else has even tried" to propose climate change policy before.

Thus, she said, "we need a universal sense of urgency, and people are trying to, like, introduce watered-down proposals that are frankly going to kill us". Dianne Feinstein and a group of visiting children and adolescents expressing their support for the Green New Deal has gone viral.

In the video, Zuckerman says, "If this doesn't get turned around in 10 years, you're looking at the faces of the people who are going to be living with the consequences".

Sen. Dianne Feinstein disagreed with a group of schoolchildren over climate change Friday and saw a video of the tense exchange hit the Internet, CNN reports.

"People deserve to know who is benefiting from caging children", said Ana Maria Archila, co-executive director of the Center for Popular Democracy, an advocacy group connected to Make the Road. "And I'm just not here to listen to this belief that is not grounded in reality".

Feinstein noted how the plan lacks support from Republicans, who control the Senate. "While we all don't agree on everything, we share a common excitement for the breath of fresh air the new Congress brings. That's something that they could have dealt with privately, and she could have at least responded to a press inquiry".

"I still live in my hood,"Ocasio-Cortez said, pointing to how a "white nationalist" Coast Guardsman had just been recently arrested for wanting to carry out terrorist attacks, including killing high-profile Democrats".

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), which includes increasing the federal minimum wage and guaranteeing jobs to everyone in the U.S. Many others have felt the effects far worse, as more and more devastating wildfires and other natural disasters continue to occur.

The Little Engine That Could known as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has jumped her tracks again. After the teen said she was 16 and couldn't yet vote, Feinstein deadpanned, "Well, you didn't vote for me".

"Unfortunately, it was a brief meeting but I want the children to know they were heard loud and clear".

When a teen stated that "we're the people who voted you", Feinstein asked her age.

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