April 11 2019

AOC’s Linkage of Climate Change with Border Crisis ‘Ridiculous’

While discussing the border crisis on “Your World” on Wednesday, Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas, ripped fellow freshman lawmaker Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez,…

While discussing the border crisis on “Your World” on Wednesday, Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas, ripped fellow freshman lawmaker Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., for saying climate change is responsible for troubling conditions at the nation’s southern border.

“It’s news to me, I didn’t know the Green New Deal would also solve the border crisis,” Crenshaw told guest host Charles Payne.

“It’s pretty clear that [Democrats are] not taking this seriously at all. I mean listen the numbers speak for themselves. This is not due to climate change.”

“The far-right loves to drum up fear & resistance to immigrants,” Ocasio-Cortez tweeted on Tuesday. “But have you ever noticed they never talk about what‘s causing people to flee their homes in the first place?

“Perhaps that’s bc they’d be forced to confront 1 major factor fueling global migration: Climate change.”

Crenshaw said Dems are using climate change as the answer to everything.

“Every immigrant who comes across has a different reason for wanting to come across but it certainly isn’t climate change and that’s just a ridiculous statement,” Crenshaw said. (Read More)