"We set a goal to get to net-zero, rather than zero emissions, in 10 years because we aren't sure that we'll be able to fully get rid of farting cows and airplanes that fast..." the website said.
However, after walking through the contents of the Green New Deal, their tune quickly shifted.
The new plan was advanced last Thursday at a press conference by freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York) and Sen.
Policy adviser to Ocasio-Cortez, Robert Hockett, said the FAQ page was a hoax. After suggesting that conservatives were somehow to blame, her team now says we should all forget about the document because it was just an "early draft" that they accidentally posted and distributed to major news outlets.
Cabot Phillips of Campus Reform ventured to the University of Miami to discuss Ocasio-Cortez's plan with students and gauge their thoughts on the deal.
"I like that it's progressive, that it's gonna push the world forward".
When he told students what, exactly, was in the deal, responses changed.
"To be honest, I think we need those things to live". "Today, I think a word like that is the beginning of a debate, not the end of a debate".
"I think it's the right beginning", Buttigieg said of the resolution on CNN's "State of the Union" with Jake Tapper.
"I frankly think we need to set our sights high", said the CT senator, who co-sponsored the Green New Deal resolution along with Sen. It sets a goal to meet 100% of the power demand in the USA through clean, renewable and zero-emission energy sources.
"I think ten years is a little extreme", said another, "because there's such a big global market and economic impact of oil businesses". The document was later removed by Ocasio-Cortez's office, yet the host still asked why people should pay for those unwilling to work.