Gore: I suspect Hillary Clinton will 'be fine'

Former Vice President Al GoreAl GoreOvernight Energy: Exxon sues feds over M fine | Deputy Interior pick advances | Oil concerns hold up Russia sanctions push Gore: Progressive ideas 'gaining ground' among Democrats Gore: Trump prompting 'biggest upsurge' of climate activism ever MORE said on Monday that he thinks 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonTrump turns up heat on AG Sessions over recusal Mellman: Trump love? Overnight Cybersecurity: Senate Judiciary reportedly drops Manafort subpoena | Kushner meets with House Intel | House passes Russia sanctions deal | What to watch at 'hacker summer camp' MORE will "be fine."

During an interview on NBC's "Today" show, Gore was asked whether he had talked with Clinton since the election, as he understand what it's like to win the popular vote and lose the presidential election.

"Have you spoken to Secretary Clinton since the election, commiserated at all about that?" he was asked.

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Gore said he has spoken to Clinton since the election.

"I suspect she'll be fine," he added.

"But our country, as I said earlier, is going to face some challenging months ahead."

In an interview earlier this month, Gore said the global community knows the U.S. is going through a "tough stretch" under Trump.

“The rest of the world, like many of us here in the U.S., are kind of looking at President Trump — and I know some people are really still all for him and everything — but the majority are trying to make sense of how this presidency is unfolding,” Gore told CBS News’s Lee Cowan on “CBS Sunday Morning.”