Klobuchar on Fox News: Dems have to go where it’s 'uncomfortable'

Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy Jean KlobucharSanders announces first endorsements in South Carolina Telehealth is calling — will Congress pick up? 2020 Dems call on Mueller to testify about redacted report MORE (D-Minn.), a newly announced presidential candidate, is advising Democrats running for office to appear not only "where it's comfortable, but where's it's uncomfortable," including outlets like Fox News.

“One of the reasons I came on this show is that I believe candidates for office, whether Democrat or Republican, have to go not just where it’s comfortable, but where it’s uncomfortable,” Klobuchar told Fox News anchor Bret Baier on Tuesday.

“And I love you, but, you know, Fox may not always be comfortable for Democrats but I want to make that point,” she added.

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Baier during the interview asked Klobuchar if she will vote yes or no on the controversial "Green New Deal" sponsored by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezGeorge Conway calls for Congress to remove Trump: He's 'a cancer' Dems plan Monday call on Mueller report: 'Congress will not be silent' Mueller report: The winners and losers MORE (D-N.Y.), a proposal that has been endorsed by other 2020 Democratic candidates, including Sens. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisHarris: Integrity of US justice system 'took a real blow' with Barr's actions Sanders announces first endorsements in South Carolina Poll: Buttigieg surges into contention with Biden, Sanders MORE (Calif.), Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenOn The Money: Inside the Mueller report | Cain undeterred in push for Fed seat | Analysis finds modest boost to economy from new NAFTA | White House says deal will give auto sector B boost Sanders announces first endorsements in South Carolina Poll: Buttigieg surges into contention with Biden, Sanders MORE (Mass.), Corey Booker (N.J.) and Kirsten GillibrandKirsten Elizabeth GillibrandButtigieg says he wouldn't be opposed to having Phish play at his inauguration 2020 Dems call on Mueller to testify about redacted report 2020 Dems blast Barr's defense of Trump before Mueller report's release MORE (N.Y.), among others.

"Here’s the Green New Deal. If the Senate majority leader brings it to the floor, how do you vote on it?" Baier asked.

"I see it as aspirational, I see it as a jump-start," Klobuchar replied. "So I would vote yes, but I would also — if it got down to the nitty-gritty of an actual legislation as opposed to, 'oh here’s some goals we have,' that would be different for me."

The senator added she didn't agree with parts of the proposal, including the government paying those "unwilling to work" and drastically reducing air travel.

Klobuchar, 58, has served in the Senate for the past 12 years and is seen by some political commentators as more of a moderate who could appeal to voters in states President TrumpDonald John TrumpButtigieg on Mueller report: 'Politically, I'm not sure it will change much' Sarah Sanders addresses false statements detailed in Mueller report: 'A slip of the tongue' Trump to visit Japan in May to meet with Abe, new emperor MORE won in 2016, including Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.

Only Klobuchar and Harris have been interviewed on Fox News since announcing their White House bids. Howard Schultz, who may run as an independent, also appeared recently in an interview with "Daily Briefing" host Dana Perino.