TRUMP WANTS 2020 SHOWDOWN: ‘IF THEY BEAT ME WITH THE GREEN NEW DEAL, I DESERVE TO LOSE’


By: - Climate DepotApril 2, 2019 10:19 PM

https://dailycaller.com/2019/04/02/trump-wants-2020-showdown-green-new-deal/

President Donald Trump made it clear Tuesday that he was looking forward to a 2020 showdown that features the Green New Deal.

The president, who was speaking at the National Republican Congressional Committee’s Spring Dinner, cheered freshman Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for her role in bringing the Green New Deal to the forefront of the political conversation.

“The Great New Deal, done by a young bartender, 29 years old, wonderful woman,” he began. “Don’t kill it, because we’d like to be able to run against it.” (RELATED: Trump Delights CPAC Crowd With Green New Deal Mockery)

Charlie Spiering

@charliespiering

Trump praises @AOC Green New Deal: “Done by a young bartender, 29 years old, wonderful woman.”

Mocks establishment Democrats for being “petrified” by her and supporting it

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But then Trump revealed why he has so much affection for the widely-panned initiative that would seek to ban private means of transportation, air travel and cow flatulence: he believes he can beat it.

“If they beat me with the Green New Deal, I deserve to lose,” he explained.

Keith Urbahn

@keithurbahn

“The Green New Deal, started by a 29 year old bartender…If they beat me with the Green New Deal, I deserve to lose.” – Trump on @AOC

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Kassy Dillon

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“If they beat me with the Green New Deal, I deserve to lose.” @realDonaldTrump just now.

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