Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and other far-left “squad” members rallied in Washington, DC, on Thursday calling for former Vice President Joe Biden to approve the Green New Deal, should he take office.
The remarks were made outside of the Democratic National Committee headquarters where activists and members of the media gathered.
“Climate is now a top-three issue for voters across the country and it is about time that our Congress and our administration starts acting like it,” Ocasio-Cortez said as she took the mic. “It’s way past time.”
But what I think is so important is that every single person up here represents the power of the movement. It represents the power of indigenous communities organizing, the power of young people organizing, the power of the Movement for Black Lives organizing, showing that climate is intersectional with every one of our needs and demands.
Ocasio-Cortez later made