Conservative commentator Meghan McCain and reality television star Bobby Berk got in a heated exchange on Twitter this week over the arguments McCain made against the progressive Green New Deal. 

"Today, u @MeghanMcCain were everything wrong w/journalism. Presented w/the fact that u were quoting incorrect data abt the #GreenNewDeal u continued 2 say it," Berk, a star of the popular Netflix series "Queer Eye," wrote on Twitter. "Why perpetuate the #fakenews problem we have in this country?"

Berk was referring to arguments McCain made against the liberal resolution while speaking with Washington governor and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee on "The View." Among other things, McCain argued that the Green New Deal “would cost $93 trillion or, to every person in this room, $600,000 for each of your households.”


“We’re talking about $51 trillion, the elimination of planes, the elimination of cows, a railway, no planes. I guess nobody can go to Hawaii anymore,” she said.

Inslee, who has vowed to place climate change at the heart of his 2020 campaign, dismissed McCain's arguments, saying that those things sound irrational because they are what President TrumpDonald John TrumpJoint Chiefs chairman denies report that US is planning to keep 1K troops in Syria Kansas Department of Transportation calls Trump 'delusional communist' on Twitter Trump has privately voiced skepticism about driverless cars: report MORE has claimed. He also said that people would not incur costs of $600,000 from the nonbinding legislation. 

"Let's get this straight: That is not what's proposed in the Green New Deal," he said. 

McCain explained her position in a tweet to Berk on Wednesday, saying that her intentions are to reflect a conservative point of view on the daily talk show. 

"Instead of getting in a snark fight on twitter, I welcome any opportunity to discuss with you why I think the green new deal is illogical and dangerous in person," she said. 

Berk hit back that "blatant lies are not a point of view honey!"

"[They] are just a way to rile the base just like Trump does," he said. "I used to have a lot of respect for you and not lump you on with the likes of him, but you were literally repeating his lies and are becoming no better." 

"That is not what I was doing, I was pointing out the financial implications an average American would feel if the green new deal were enacted - but clearly I won't be changing your mind," McCain replied. "I also guess I won't be watching queer eye anymore."

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezBeto could give Biden and Bernie a run for their money Left-wing Dems in minority with new approach to spending Lawmakers contemplate a tough political sell: Raising their pay MORE (D-N.Y) and Sen. Ed MarkeyEdward (Ed) John MarkeyThe Hill's 12:30 Report: Manafort sentenced to total of 7.5 years in prison Hillicon Valley: Google takes heat at privacy hearing | 2020 Dems to debate 'monopoly power' | GOP rips net neutrality bill | Warren throws down gauntlet over big tech | New scrutiny for Trump over AT&T merger Overnight Energy: EPA moves to raise ethanol levels in gasoline | Dems look to counter White House climate council | Zinke cleared of allegations tied to special election MORE (D-Mass.) introduced the Green New Deal resolution last month. The policy calls for the government to make sweeping reforms to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions and create sustainable jobs.  

The legislation has been hailed by progressives as a bold plan to combat the consequences of climate change. Republicans have largely criticized the measure, pointing to its high costs. 

Ocasio-Cortez last month acknowledged that her office sent out some materials explaining the resolution that included language about eliminating cow farts and reducing air travel. The proposal submitted to Congress does not include those provisions.