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Joe Biden exposes Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for lying about his record

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Former Vice President Joe Biden (D) on Tuesday pushed back against criticism of his forthcoming climate plan by socialists who have characterized it as a "middle ground" approach to addressing global warming.

"You never heard me say middle of the road. I've never been middle of the road on the environment," Biden told reporters in New Hampshire. "Tell her to check the statement that I made and look at my record."

"I don't think she was talking about me," Biden added.

Biden told reporters Tuesday that no one has been more serious about a green revolution than he has.

When asked if Ocasio-Cortez wanted to comment on Biden's remarks, a spokesperson for her congressional office said, "Nah."

Reuters first reported on Friday that Biden's campaign was drafting a climate policy plan that would include recommitting to the Paris climate agreement, which President Trump has said he intends to pull the U.S. out of in 2020, and investing in carbon capture technology for fossil fuel emissions.

Biden's approach, according to two sources cited by Reuters, is meant to appeal to working-class voters who may be reluctant to back initiatives like like the Green New Deal, which aims to reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions to net zero over a 10-year period.

https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/443600-biden-responds-to-ocasio-cortez-criticism-tell-her-to-check-my