In a statement issued on Thursday, Amazon cited the lack of cooperation from certain elected officials as part of its reason to leave NY. "We competed in and won the most hotly contested national economic development competition in the United States, resulting in at least 25,000-40,000 good paying jobs for our state and almost $30 billion dollars in new revenue to fund transit improvements, new housing, schools and countless other quality of life improvements", Cuomo said. The online retail giant said on Thursday it was canceling its plans to build in Long Island City, Queens in a stunning reversal to an ambitious plan that would have brought an estimated 25,000 jobs to the city.
"There's no $3 billion dollars", Thiessen said.
Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says her Green New Deal "belongs to indigenous communities, it belongs to the residents of Flint, it belongs to Puerto Rico, it belongs to the victims of wildfires".
Ocasio-Cortez said the line she witnessed was for a hearing on marijuana banking laws. It proposes updating every building in America, skyrocketing taxes, and seeking to eliminate airplanes.
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi performs a ceremonial swearing-in for US House Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
The president has spoken out more forcefully against socialism and massive government expansion in recent weeks, perhaps testing out a 2020 message.
"I find [her] extremely unsafe at this point", Deutsch said. "Once again she shows how little she understands not just economics but even unemployment", she said. "Lazy journos need to learn to do their jobs". The comments received no pushback from the "Morning Joe" hosts. "She needs to follow some of the more successful, more mature members", Brzezinski said. "I watch AOC with a lot of hope, but I'm also cringing because I'd love to give her some advice". "Someone's got to look out for the people our system is leaving behind - esp now, when most of the wealth created is going to fewer people, those left behind are the majority of Americans", she added in another tweet.