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Ocasio-Cortez and progressive Dems' Green New Deal gains traction as Trump shrugs off dire warnings from climate scientists

It’s not easy being green, but it is certainly gaining momentum.

While President Trump attributes his climate change skepticism to his “very high levels of intelligence,” a growing legion of lawmakers and young activists are taking heed of dire warnings being issued by experts and scientists about...

Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), right, with Rep.-elect IIhan Omar (D-Minn.), left, prior to a member-elect briefing on Capitol Hill in Washington. ...