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Pressed by Climate Activists, Senate Democrats Plan to ‘Go on Offense’ – ‘To make combating climate change a central issue of their 2020 campaigns’ WASHINGTON — Facing a showdown vote as early as this month over the embattled “Green New Deal,” Senate Democrats are preparing a counteroffensive to make combating climate change a central issue of their 2020 campaigns — a striking shift on an issue they have shied away from for the past decade. Senator Chuck Schumer […]

Dems wrestle over how to vote on ‘Green New Deal’ BY ALEXANDER BOLTON Senate Democratic leaders are grappling over how to vote on a controversial climate change proposal that is being championed by progressives and mocked by conservatives. The plan, offered by firebrand Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) will be voted on on the Senate floor later this year in a GOP-led effort to divide Democrats and […]

Schumer pledges to defund Trump’s ‘fake climate panel’ By Valerie Richardson – The Washington Times – Updated: 6:42 p.m. on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer vowed Tuesday to defund any effort by the Trump administration to form an advisory committee on climate change, calling it a “fake climate panel.” His floor remarks came after multiple media outlets reported that the White House […]