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

Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy Jean KlobucharElection security bills face GOP buzzsaw Election security bills face GOP buzzsaw Julián Castro defends going on Fox: I'm focused on 'the people out there watching' 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-CortezOcasio-Cortez claps back at Trump after he cites her in tweet rejecting impeachment Ocasio-Cortez claps back at Trump after he cites her in tweet rejecting impeachment Trump cites Ocasio-Cortez to defend himself against impeachment MORE (D-N.Y.), a proposal that has been endorsed by other 2020 Democratic candidates, including Sens. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisBiden calls for equal pay for US women's soccer team Biden calls for equal pay for US women's soccer team Confused by polls? Watch early primary states — not national numbers MORE (Calif.), Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenBiden calls for equal pay for US women's soccer team Biden calls for equal pay for US women's soccer team Trump steadfast in denials as support for impeachment grows MORE (Mass.), Corey Booker (N.J.) and Kirsten GillibrandKirsten Elizabeth GillibrandBiden calls for equal pay for US women's soccer team Biden calls for equal pay for US women's soccer team Trump steadfast in denials as support for impeachment grows 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 TrumpTrump cites tax cuts over judges as having biggest impact of his presidency Trump cites tax cuts over judges as having biggest impact of his presidency Ocasio-Cortez claps back at Trump after he cites her in tweet rejecting impeachment 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.