WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her ambitious Green New Deal have garnered a lot of national attention since the new Congress was sworn in, but another freshman Democrat from New York City wants to make it clear that not everyone in the party is on board with her agenda.
Rep. Max Rose, who represents Staten Island and part of Brooklyn, said during an interview Tuesday with New York-based WNET’s “MetroFocus” that “urgent and bold action” needs to be taken to address climate change and that this “is not the time for milquetoast incrementalism.”
“But with that being said though, nothing about what I just said would provide a justification for a massive socialist economic policy platform. Just not needed.”
The Green New Deal is a non-binding resolution co-sponsored by Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Edward