On February 13, Bernie Sanders attempted to woo voters focused on the environment with a Tweet touting his support for the radical Green New Deal. In response, Rep. Dan Crenshaw burst Bernie’s bubble, reminding him that he had voted against the bill in the Senate. See Crenshaw’s Tweet below:
Then why didn’t you vote “YES” for the Green New Deal when it came to the Senate Floor?
Maybe because it’s not a plan. Or a good deal. Or even “Green.” It’s a 3rd grade science project that isn’t based in science or engineering.
— Dan Crenshaw (@DanCrenshawTX) February 14, 2020
Later, Crenshaw discussed the exchange with Fox and Friends: