The New York Democrat, who authored the leftist Green New Deal to fight global warming, said Biden’s plans shows a “lack of leadership.” A Biden adviser had described the proposal as striking “middle ground” on climate change.

“There is no ‘middle ground’ w/ climate denial & delay,” Ocasio-Cortez tweeted on Friday. “Blaming ‘blue collar’ Americans as the main opponents to bold climate policy is gas lobbyist 101.”