Al Gore says President Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement on climate change was reckless and indefensible, but that Americans are going to take the lead in the fight against global warming without him.
“The president made the wrong decision in my view and in the view of most Americans,” Gore said on ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” on Sunday. “You know, a majority in every one of our 50 states wanted the U.S. to stay in the agreement. A majority of President Trump’s supporters and voters wanted us to stay in. Seventy percent of the American people. So, it was a reckless decision.”
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“I think it was indefensible,” the former vice president said on CNN’s “State of the Union,” also on Sunday. “It undermines America’s standing in the world. It threatens the ability of humanity to solve …