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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) on Thursday criticized U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement and argued in support of undocumented Latinos in the United States, saying the latter can not be "criminalized" on "Native" U.S. land because they are "descendants of Native people". Ocasio-Cortez and Rep. Ed Markey are promoting the "Green New Deal" as a policy proposal as one that could become a massive vehicle for cutting carbon emissions and creating jobs in the renewable energy sector.

Ocasio-Cortez said she was not offended that Pelosi called the resolution "the green dream".

Pelosi announced the plan to form the select committee last November on the same day that the newly elected Ocasio-Cortez and other progressives protested outside of the leader's personal office in Cannon - an early effort in their push for the Green New Deal.

MSNBC host Rachel Maddow asked Ocasio-Cortez to respond to a primetime address President Donald Trump gave last month about the situation at the US southern border, prompting her to castigate the president for requesting funding for ICE.

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The sanctions aim to block U.S. refiners from paying into PDVSA accounts controlled by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro . Technically, crude oil managed to violate a sideways trading range of $54.90 - $53.50 to place a fresh low near $53.10.

The New York Representative tied her open borders claim to her denunciation of funding for the Department of Homeland Security.

Ocasio-Cortez, who wept as she lamented the impact of restrictionist immigration policy, stressed the importance of adherence to law to justify her opposition to migrant-detention facilities. As Executive Director Alexandra Rojas explained, "The Green New Deal offers a positive solution to match the scale of our nation's biggest crises - climate change, structural racism, and skyrocketing inequality". Ed Markey of MA are introducing a joint resolution Thursday laying out the main elements of a legislative plan. The next attempt, she said, will need broader support.

"I will not give one dollar to a secretary who does not care about her life and does not care to investigate a child's death", she said to applause.

The Democrats are likely to meet resistance to their proposal in Congress, especially in the Republican-controlled Senate.

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Ousmane Dembele, who also trained after recovering from two weeks out with an ankle sprain, has not been named in the squad. It was not a game full of action from this point on, although both teams did squander a couple of golden opportunities.

In the past decade, she has already seen Democrats try and fail to pass a sweeping cap-and-trade climate law.

While setting lofty goals, the plan does not explicitly call for eliminating the use of fossil fuels such as oil and natural gas, a nod to pragmatism that may disappoint some of Ocasio-Cortez's strongest supporters.

"The Green New Deal seems a lot more like a Green Leap Forward", quipped journalist Jack Posobiec, referring to China's 1958-62 policy of rapid industrialization and collectivization - and the resulting starvation that claimed between 18 and 55 million lives, depending on estimates.

The non-binding resolution outlines several goals for the United States, including meeting 100 percent of power demand from zero-emission energy sources.

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Al Horford and Gordon Hayward contributed 14 apiece, Jayson Tatum chipped in 13 and Australian Aron Baynes made nine. Damyean Dotson scored 22 points and Kevin Knox had 21 for the Knicks, who dropped their 12th straight.

Even so, their Green New Deal goes far beyond the Clean Power Plan proposed by President Barack Obama.

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