Dems rail against Trump after global warming tweet
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Democrats in both houses of Congress piled on President TrumpDonald John TrumpRussian sanctions will boomerang States, cities rethink tax incentives after Amazon HQ2 backlash A Presidents Day perspective on the nature of a free press MORE on Thursday night after he suggested the northeastern U.S. could use some "global warming" to help recover from cold temperatures.

In his tweet earlier Thursday evening, Trump also incorrectly asserted that the U.S. would be the only country to contribute money to a climate fund under the Paris agreement, which Trump pledged to exit in June.

The tweet sparked rebuke from several Democratic lawmakers, including Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenJoe Biden lost his fastball — can he get it back before South Carolina? Where the 2020 Democrats stand on taxes Budget hawks frustrated by 2020 politics in entitlement reform fight MORE, who tweeted that the U.S. has a "moral obligation" to combat climate change.

Warren was joined by fellow Sens. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisConway: Trump is 'toying with everybody' by attacking Bloomberg for stop-and-frisk comments The Hill's Campaign Report: New challenges for 2020 Dems in Nevada, South Carolina Beleaguered Biden turns to must-win South Carolina MORE (D-Calif.) and Sheldon WhitehouseSheldon WhitehouseDemocrats pan Trump's budget proposal as 'dead on arrival' Trump unveils .8 trillion budget that backtracks on deal with Congress End of impeachment trial to leave deep scars in Senate MORE (D-R.I.). Harris tweeted that local governments must confront climate issues while the administration won't, while Whitehouse implored the president to read a report on climate change produced by his own administration.

The tweet also drew jabs from several Democrats, including Reps. Ted Lieu (Calif.) and Kathleen RiceKathleen Maura RiceButtigieg plans NY fundraiser with Michael J. Fox House Dems demand answers regarding holding of Iranian-Americans at border Buttigieg picks up third congressional endorsement from New York lawmaker MORE (N.Y.) and Pramila JayapalPramila JayapalBand Portugal. The Man to join Sanders at campaign event in Tacoma Bloomberg builds momentum on Capitol Hill with new endorsements House Democrats' immigration bill would use tax dollars to import crime to America MORE (Wash.). Rice was the sharpest with her criticism, accusing the president of tweeting "like a child."

Virginia Rep. Don Beyer (D), meanwhile, pointed out that Trump erroneously referred to the amount the U.S. would pay under the Paris agreement as "trillions" of dollars, accusing Trump of not understanding the deal he has often criticized. Wisconsin Rep. Mark PocanMark William PocanUSDA takes heat as Democrats seek probe into trade aid 2020 Democratic hopefuls focus on Iowa while making final pitches Sanders endorses 9 progressive House candidates MORE (D) coined a nickname for Trump over the affair, "Denying Donald."

The tweet also drew criticism from former Democratic National Committee chairwoman Rep. Debbie Wasserman SchultzDeborah (Debbie) Wasserman SchultzHarris, Castro introduce resolution condemning Trump aide Stephen Miller Iowa debacle deepens division between Sanders, national party US officials, world leaders arrive in Israel for World Holocaust Forum  MORE (Fla.), who praised local efforts in Broward County, Florida, to protect the state from the effects of climate change.