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

Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy Jean KlobucharKlobuchar defends work record: Yes, I am a 'tough boss' Female Dems see double standard in Klobuchar accusations Klobuchar, O'Rourke visit Wisconsin as 2020 race heats up 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-CortezDemocrats brush off GOP 'trolling' over Green New Deal The Green New Deal would benefit independent family farmers Juan Williams: America needs radical solutions MORE (D-N.Y.), a proposal that has been endorsed by other 2020 Democratic candidates, including Sens. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisHarris, Booker call for judgement on Jussie Smollett case to be withheld until investigation is completed Harris calls idea of Trump trusting Putin over US intel ‘height of irresponsibility and shameful’ Barack, Michelle Obama expected to refrain from endorsing in 2020 Dem primary: report MORE (Calif.), Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenWarren set to announce plan for universal child care: reports Barack, Michelle Obama expected to refrain from endorsing in 2020 Dem primary: report Booker seeks dialogue about race as he kicks off 2020 campaign MORE (Mass.), Corey Booker (N.J.) and Kirsten GillibrandKirsten Elizabeth GillibrandWarren set to announce plan for universal child care: reports Senate Dems introduce bill to prevent Trump from using disaster funds to build wall Klobuchar, O'Rourke visit Wisconsin as 2020 race heats up 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 TrumpRosenstein expected to leave DOJ next month: reports Allies wary of Shanahan's assurances with looming presence of Trump States file lawsuit seeking to block Trump's national emergency declaration 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.