EXCLUSIVE – Despite pushback from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office, author Edward-Isaac Dovere is standing by his new book in which he reports that Pelosi tried to sabotage the rollout of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal in 2019.
“The book was drawn from extensive reporting, and as the note on sourcing in the book says, includes over 400 interviews over four years. It’s full of private conversations, phone calls and emails which haven’t been revealed before – this among them,” Dovere told Fox News on Monday after Pelosi’s office pushed back against the book.
PELOSI’S OFFICE PUSHES BACK AGAINST REPORT SHE TRIED TO SABOTAGE AOC’S GREEN NEW DEAL LAUNCH
Pelosi asked Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., to back out of a Green New Deal event with Ocasio-Cortez because Pelosi was “anxious about the new congresswoman’s notoriety becoming actual power,” according to Dovere’s new book, “Battle for the Soul: Inside the Democrats’ Campaigns to Defeat Trump,” obtained by Fox News.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Sen. Ed Markey (right), D-Mass., speak during a press conference outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 7, 2019. to announce Green New Deal legislation. ((Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP)Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)
“In February 2019, Pelosi called Ed Markey the night before he was scheduled to help roll out the Green New Deal. She asked him to hold off. She wanted more substanti
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