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

Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy Jean KlobucharWarren defends, Buttigieg attacks in debate that shrank the field Five takeaways from the Democratic debate in Ohio Warren leads in speaking time during debate 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-CortezFive takeaways from the Democratic debate in Ohio Democrats debate in Ohio: Who came out on top? Ocasio-Cortez to endorse Sanders for president MORE (D-N.Y.), a proposal that has been endorsed by other 2020 Democratic candidates, including Sens. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisWarren defends, Buttigieg attacks in debate that shrank the field Five takeaways from the Democratic debate in Ohio Warren leads in speaking time during debate MORE (Calif.), Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenWarren defends, Buttigieg attacks in debate that shrank the field Five takeaways from the Democratic debate in Ohio New study: Full-scale 'Medicare for All' costs trillion over 10 years MORE (Mass.), Corey Booker (N.J.) and Kirsten GillibrandKirsten GillibrandLobbying world 2020 Presidential Candidates Krystal Ball: Yang campaign a 'triumph of substance over the theatre' 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 TrumpWarren defends, Buttigieg attacks in debate that shrank the field Five takeaways from the Democratic debate in Ohio Democrats debate in Ohio: Who came out on top? 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.