Mara Gay, a member of the New York Times editorial board, on Monday criticized freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's (D., N.Y.) treatment of the press, equating her behavior to that of President Donald Trump and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D.). Another neighbor, who has lived down the hall from the congresswoman's apartment for the last 40 years, said he'd never seen her or her boyfriend, Riley Roberts, who has claimed the address as his own since last spring. Dianne Feinstein, who recently made headlines for telling a group of children with the left-wing Sunrise Movement that the Green New Deal isn't realistic.
The Sunrise Movement, an environmental activism group focused on young people, spent this week lobbying Senate and House offices to support the Green New Deal, leading up to a coordinated "day of action" Tuesday in congressional districts nationwide. Sen. Dianne Feinstein: "You know what's interesting about this group is, I've been doing this for 30 years".
Senator Feinstein was notorious before, when she announced after California voted to legalize recreational cannabis, that she was against doing so.
In recent weeks, Ocasio-Cortez has championed the Green New Deal, which proposes to eradicate America's carbon footprint in the next decade.
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"And even if you don't have kids, there are still children here in the world", she said, "and we have a moral obligation to them, to leave a better world for them".
"That resolution will not pass the Senate, and you can take that back to whoever sent you here and tell them", Feinstein responded after the students insisted the legislation was badly needed. He intimated that "grown-ups" Mike Bloomberg and former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz are the only two people who have put Ocasio-Cortez in her place. She talks to several people one-on-one as her staff ushers the group out of her office, saying she has another scheduled meeting.
'I was initially furious and ready to jump all over DiFi based on the edited video, and felt duped when I saw the longer one...' "People want to work for what they get", Ms. Trump said.
At the end of the segment, "Fox & Friends" aired a clip of conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh questioning Ocasio-Cortez's age and her ability to make policy decisions - a jab that appeared to resonate with the co-hosts.