Dems downplay divisions over Green New Deal | TheHill

House Democrats on Thursday downplayed talk of any internal divisions over support for a Green New Deal plan and how bold the party should be in combating climate change.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezOhio city to stop observing Columbus Day, make Election Day holiday instead Analyst says most Americans don't take issue with higher taxes on the wealthy New poll finds overwhelming support for an annual wealth tax MORE (D-N.Y.), the plan’s lead sponsor, pushed back Thursday afternoon on the appearance of party infighting between senior Democratic leadership — namely Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy Patricia D'Alesandro PelosiTrump, Democrats clash over probes Senate buzz grows for Abrams after speech electrifies Dems Democrats step up work to get Trump tax returns MORE (D-Calif.) — and herself over how best to address the climate crisis.

ADVERTISEMENT Speaking alongside Sen. Ed MarkeyEdward (Ed) John MarkeyActor Chris Evans meets with Democratic senators before State of the Union Climate change on front burner after 8 years of GOP rule Ocasio-Cortez starts to fill in details of 'Green New Deal' MORE (D-Mass.) during the highly anticipated rollout of her Green New Deal resolution, Ocasio-Cortez said the party was "100 percent in this together."

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