Gore praises Greta Thunberg after meeting: 'Nobody speaks truth to power as she does'

Gore praises Greta Thunberg after meeting: 'Nobody speaks truth to power as she does'
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Former Vice President Al GoreAlbert (Al) Arnold GoreThe Hill's Morning Report - In Nevada, bets on Sanders, eyes on Bloomberg Mellman: Primary elections aren't general elections Overnight Energy: Green groups to sue over Trump rollback of Obama water rules | GOP climate plan faces pushback from right | Bezos launches B climate initiative MORE praised teen climate activist Greta Thunberg on Wednesday after meeting her at this year's World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

“Once again, I was struck by her potent and sobering call to action,” Gore tweeted.

The tweet came the same day White House adviser Ivanka TrumpIvana (Ivanka) Marie TrumpManufacturers group kicks off campaign to close the industry's skills gap Fed chief issues stark warning to Congress on deficits Rally crowd chants '46' for Donald Trump Jr. MORE refused to echo her father’s regular criticisms of Thunberg, telling The New York Times, “I’m not going to criticize anyone who’s bringing their energy and voice. That’s not my style. I think she’s elevated awareness and that’s a positive thing.”

Thunberg blasted the lack of action by world leaders on climate change earlier at the forum, asking, “I wonder, what will you tell your children was the reason to fail and leave them facing the climate chaos you knowingly brought upon them?”

President TrumpDonald John TrumpFed saw risks to US economy fading before coronavirus spread quickened Pro-Trump super PAC hits Biden with new Spanish-language ad in Nevada Britain announces immigration policy barring unskilled migrants MORE has repeatedly mocked Thunberg for her climate activism, saying she has an "anger management problem" after she was named Time magazine's "Person of the Year" last month.