Biden defends Obama's climate record

Biden defends Obama's climate record
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Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenDemocrats ask if they have reason to worry about UK result Media organization fights Trump administration over Ukraine documents FOIA Buttigieg releases list of campaign bundlers MORE pushed back against NBC debate moderator Chuck ToddCharles (Chuck) David ToddChuck Todd challenges Cruz after senator pushes theory that Ukraine meddled in election Retiring House Democrat says a Trump reelection would be a 'nightmare scenario' for Congress Cruz on House impeachment inquiry: 'This is 'kangaroo court' MORE after Todd said President Obama was unable to achieve his major climate goals.

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“I think you so underestimate what Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaModerate or left of center — which is better for Democrats in 2020? Obama: Countries facing severe effects of climate change offer 'moral call to rest of the world' Democrats' self-inflicted diversity vulnerability MORE did,” Biden said. “He was the first man to bring together the entire world, 196 nations to come together to commit to deal with climate change so I don’t buy that.”

Biden was referencing Obama’s work in convening the Paris climate accord. President TrumpDonald John TrumpDemocrats ask if they have reason to worry about UK result Trump scramble to rack up accomplishments gives conservatives heartburn Seven years after Sandy Hook, the politics of guns has changed MORE pledged to remove the U.S. from the agreement, and Biden and several other candidates have said they would recommit the U.S. to the accord on day one.

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