Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden hasn’t been sworn in, but already the House Democratic “squad” is bringing the heat on the Green New Deal.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, New York Democrat, vowed at a climate rally Thursday to “secure the basic tenets of a Green New Deal,” while Rep. Rashida Tlaib, Michigan Democrat, said “we’re going to make sure the Biden administration sticks to our timeline.”
“I’ll tell you, when I met with President-elect Biden in Detroit, he said, I’m going to need your help. I said, sir, I’m going to help you get reelected [sic], don’t worry about that,” said Ms. Tlaib, adding, “But I said I may not be your favorite member of Congress because my timeline is different.”
She said that “our folks don’t have another day, another hour, another any moment, another week, a month.”
“So we’re on a different timeline and we’re going to make sure the Biden administration sticks to our timeline, is