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Ed Markey: McConnell Sabotaging Green New Deal by Bringing It to a Vote

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Ed Markey: McConnell Sabotaging Green New Deal by Bringing It to a Vote

Februar 13, 2019No Comments
Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) on Tuesday claimed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is attempting to “sabotage” the Green New Deal by bringing the far-left proposal to a Senate floor vote. “Don’t let Mitch McConnell fool you: this is nothing but an attempt to sabotage the movement we are building,” Markey said in a statement shared to social media. “He wants to silence your voice so Republicans don’t have to explain why they are climate change deniers. McConnell wants this to be the end, this is just the beginning.” “This isn’t a new Republican trick,” he continued. “By rushing a vote on the #GreenNewDeal resolution, Republicans want to avoid a true national debate & kill our efforts to organize. We’re having the first national conversation on climate change in a decade. We can’t let Republicans sabotage it.” The Massachutts Democrat’s remarks followed a Republican press conference in which McConnell revealed his intention to bring the Green New Deal to a vote. “I’ve noted with great interest the Green New Deal. And we’re going to be voting on that in the Senate. Give everybody an opportunity to go on record and see how they feel about the Green New Deal,” the

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