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House GOP Wants Hearings on Green New Deal (1)

March 14, 2019, 5:42 PMUpdated: March 14, 2019, 6:25 PM

The Republican leaders of 11 House committees are calling on Democratic leadership to hold hearings on the Green New Deal in an effort to cast the plan as a bad idea for Americans.

The ranking members sent House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) a letter March 14 asking her to direct the chairs of committees to hold hearings on H.Res. 109, the resolution introduced by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) that lays out an ambitious blueprint to dramatically reduce fossil fuel use in the next decade.

“Only through the scrutiny of the legislative process can the...

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