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Trump Wants 2020 Showdown: If They Beat Me With The Green New Deal, I Deserve To Lose

Virginia Kruta | Associate Editor

President Donald Trump made it clear Tuesday that he was looking forward to a 2020 showdown that features the Green New Deal.

The president, who was speaking at the National Republican Congressional Committees Spring Dinner, cheered freshman Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for her role in bringing the Green New Deal to the forefront of the political conversation.

“The Great New Deal, done by a young bartender, 29 years old, wonderful woman,” he began. “Dont kill it, because wed like to be able to run against it.” (RELATED: Trump Delights CPAC Crowd With Green New Deal Mockery)

Trump praises @AOC Green New Deal: “Done by a young bartender, 29 years old, wonderful woman.”

Mocks establishment Democrats for being “petrified” by her and supporting it

— Charlie Spiering (@charliespiering) April 3, 2019

But then Trump revealed why he has so much affection for the widely-panned initiative that would seek to ban private means of transportation, air travel and cow flatulence: he believes he can beat it.

“If they beat me with the Green New Deal, I deserve to lose,” he explained.

“The Green New Deal, started by a 29 year old bartender…If they beat me with the Green New Deal, I deserve to lose.” – Trump on @AOC

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