Whitehouse distances himself from Green New Deal

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EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – With another deadline looming for a potential government shutdown, U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-Rhode Island, said he is confident a deal will be reached.

He also discussed why he hasn’t signed on yet to Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s sweeping New Green Deal plan, despite being the most vocal member of the Senate on climate change.

Tim White has the story in the video above, and you can watch the full interview with Whitehouse here.

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