The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Newsmax
The United States is going through a “challenging time” under President Donald Trump, and the upcoming months will be a “test to the American people,” former Vice President Al Gore said Monday.
“We’ve never had a president who has deliberately made decisions, the effect of which is to tear down America’s standing in the world,” Gore said during an interview on NBC’s “Today” show.
Trump’s decision in June to pull the United States out of the Paris climate agreement was serious, said Gore, as “the climate crisis by far is the most serious challenge we face.”
“He’s also undermined our alliances, such as NATO,” said the former vice president. “He’s hurt our standing in the world in many ways. The months ahead will be a test for the American people. We’ve got to get through this.”
Gore has spoken with Trump several times about the dangers of climate change, including…post was originally published on this site