Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Climate Change "Not An Elitist Issue"

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THE GUARDIAN: Congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez gives a fiery speech during a committee hearing in response to Republicans push-back on her climate change policy, The Green New Deal.

"You want to tell people that their desire for clean air and clean water is elitist?" yells a impassioned Ocasio-Cortez. "Tell that to the kids in the South Bronx which are suffering from the highest rates of childhood asthma in the country … You’re telling those kids that they are trying to get on a plane to Davos? People are dying!"



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