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Al Gore Says Democratic Candidates Should Absolutely Run On AOC’s Green New Deal

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Former
Vice President Al Gore believes the Green New Deal (GND) could be a
winning issue for Democrats in 2020. The GND is a “broad
brushstroke, bold proclamation, the details of which are designed to
be filled in later,” Gore told Politico Friday. He believes
Democratic candidates should use the legislation to help generate
enthusiasm before next year’s election, Politico reported. Gore
also suggested that Republicans are flipping on climate change.
“We’re not that far away from a restoration of bipartisan
support, particularly since Mother Nature is getting everybody’s
attention with these fires and floods and hurricanes,” he told
reporters. Republicans in the Senate torpedoed the activist-backed
legislation in March as Democrats called the vote a dog-and-pony
show. The GOP defeated the proposal 57-0; Senate Majority Leader
Mitch McConnell called the bill a socialistic ploy designed to kill
the economy.

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