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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal Could Cost $93 Trillion, Group Says

  • Republican-aligned think tank estimates cost of proposed plan
  • Plan backer Markey says analysis relies on ‘lazy assumptions’
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Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s ambitious plan to fight climate change won’t be cheap, according to a Republican-aligned think tank led by a former Congressional Budget Office director.

The so-called Green New Deal may tally between $51 trillion and $93 trillion over 10-years, concludes American Action Forum, which is run by Douglas Holtz-Eakin, who directed the non-partisan CBO from from 2003 to 2005.