(Washington Examiner) Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., dismissed detractors of her Green New Deal on Friday, saying to any critic who has yet to offer their own bold environmental ideas: "Until you do it, I'm the boss."
The freshman congresswoman made the comment at a “Girls Who Code” event in the Queens borough of New York City.
"Like I just introduced the Green New Deal two weeks ago, and it's creating all of this conversation. Why? Because no one else has even tried. Because no one else has even tried," she told moderator Reshma Saujani, founder and CEO of Girls Who Code.
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