Al Gore Personally Pleaded With Trump to Stay in the Paris Climate Agreement

The Daily Caller discusses President Trump’s meeting with Al Gore about the Paris Climate Agreement with Marlo Lewis.

Former Vice President Al Gore personally asked President Donald Trump not to withdraw the U.S. from a United Nations agreement aimed at limiting global warming, a source revealed.

Conservative groups largely oppose staying in the Paris agreement, arguing it could derail Trump’s effort to cut back Obama-era climate policies. Conservatives also argue Paris should have been treated as a treaty and sent to the Senate for ratification.

“This treaty is designed to expand every government’s control over private energy-related capital,” said Marlo Lewis, a senior fellow at the libertarian Competitive Enterprise Institute.

“There is no way on Earth an executive can reorganize the economy for the next 35 years,” said Lewis, who co-authored a paper that laid out arguments against staying in the Paris agreement.

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