REPORT : Ocasio-Cortez flips out after congressman calls Green New Deal ‘elitist’
REPORT : Ocasio-Cortez flips out after congressman calls Green New Deal ‘elitist’

REPORT : Ocasio-Cortez flips out after congressman calls Green New Deal ‘elitist’



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Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez got into a heated exchange with a GOP congressman from Wisconsin after he called Green New Deal “elitist” during a committee hearing on Monday. Ocasio-Cortez invoked her experience as a waitress while mentioning the water in Flint, Michigan and flooding in the Midwest after GOP Rep. Sean Duffy mocked her ambitious plan. “People are dying. They are dying,” she exclaimed. “And the response across the other side of the aisle is to introduce an amendment five minutes before a hearing.” During the Financial Services Committee hearing, Rep. Duffy introduced an amendment to a homelessness bill that would impose “green” standards to the measure......