Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi assured global leaders at the United Nations climate summit in Madrid Monday that Congress will continue pushing forward in the fight “to save the planet” despite President Trump’s official withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement last month.
“By coming here we want to say to everyone we are still in, the United States is still in,” Pelosi told reporters at the summit, according to a report from Reuters.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi attended the opening of the U.N. conference on climate change in Madrid, pledging U.S. commitment to the fight against global warming. Pelosi said, “This is a mission and we are still in it.” #COP25 pic.twitter.com/uYwjjUld6w
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During her speech at the 2019 United Nations Climate Conference, Pelosi said, “this is a mission, this is a passion, this is a scientifically-based approach, to all that … We are here to say to all of you, on behalf of the House of Representatives and the Congress of the United States, ‘we’re still in it.'” – READ MORE