Remember back in 2019 when Democrats said it was a political stunt when Mitch McConnell decided to bring the Green New Deal to the floor for a vote? It failed 0—57, with 43 Democrats voting “present” — not even its co-sponsors in the Senate voted for it.
According to a new study, that’s not the only bit of legislation introduced by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez that’s gone nowhere; also failing were a federal overhaul of public housing, a ban on fracking, and a mandate to provide full federal public benefits to illegal aliens. The New York Post reports that according to a study by the Center for Effective Lawmaking, “AOC introduced a total of 21 bills which the center defined as ‘substantive’ — but that is where the story ends. Her legislation received no action in committees, no floor votes, and none ever became law.”
But she did hold a seminar to teach Democrats how to use Twitter effectively.