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How Much Will the ‘Green New Deal’ Cost?

How Much Will the ‘Green New Deal’ Cost?

Since the ambitious and controversial Green New Deal debuted last month, Republicans and Democrats have sparred over the cost of the resolution, sometimes erring in their descriptions of the proposal and the costs of climate action and inaction.

Meme Fabricates Ocasio-Cortez Firing

Meme Fabricates Ocasio-Cortez Firing

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wasn’t “fired” from a hot-dog franchise for “incompetence,” despite what a popular meme says.

False Claim About Ocasio-Cortez’s ‘Demand’

False Claim About Ocasio-Cortez’s ‘Demand’

A false claim circulating online states that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — in exchange for a border wall — “demands welfare” for immigrants living in the U.S. illegally. That story originated on a self-described satire site before spreading elsewhere online without any disclaimer.

Doctored Photo Targets New Congresswomen

Doctored Photo Targets New Congresswomen

Terrorist imagery and an “Impeach Trump” poster have been added to a photo of four newly elected congresswomen. The doctored image has been widely shared on Facebook.

Quote Falsely Tied to Ocasio-Cortez

Quote Falsely Tied to Ocasio-Cortez

A viral meme mocks Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for a statement about capitalism versus socialism that she never actually made.

Ocasio-Cortez’s Misguided Tweet

Ocasio-Cortez’s Misguided Tweet

Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted that $21 trillion worth of “Pentagon accounting errors” could finance two-thirds of Medicare for All. It can’t.

Viral Meme Makes Up Ocasio-Cortez Quote

Viral Meme Makes Up Ocasio-Cortez Quote

Q: Did Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez say “we’ll never have to worry about China attacking us” because of the country’s time difference?

A: No. There is no evidence she made the statement used in a viral meme.