Conservatives target Ocasio-Cortez's 'Green New Deal' in New York billboards

Conservatives target Ocasio-Cortez's 'Green New Deal' in New York billboardsThe digital billboards on the side of a skyscraper in Manhattan’s Times Square are the latest broadside against the 29-year-old liberal known as “AOC,” by the Job Creators Network, founded by billionaire Bernard Marcus, a former chief executive of Home Depot Inc. Representative Ocasio-Cortez, whose district includes parts of the New York City boroughs of the Bronx and Queens, has sought to push her party to the left on environmental and economic issues. Ocasio-Cortez had opposed Amazon.com Inc’s plan to create a major New York outpost with nearly $ 3 billion in city and state incentives. When the company last month scrapped plans to build in New York, she called it a big victory for progressive politicians.



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