Ewire: Kentucky lawmaker sees no 'upside' in AOC coal mine visit

April 18, 2019
A GOP lawmaker from Kentucky says there is little “upside” to inviting Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) to a coal mine in the state to discuss her “Green New Deal” climate change resolution, arguing that she is “intelligent” and that Republicans are “making a mistake picking on” her. The remarks from Rep. James Comer (R-KY) came after his colleague Rep. Andy Barr (R-KY) yanked an invitation for Ocasio-Cortez to visit a Bluegrass State coal mine over an unrelated dispute. The freshman...

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