U.S. could use some 'good old global warming' during cold snap

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In 2015, Trump said cold weather in Manhattan meant NY "could use a big fat dose of global warming".

Trump has denied the existence of global warming for years, including failing to acknowledge when scientists instead began referring to it as "climate change" in order to better describe the issue. Fast forward to present day [VIDEO] and public funds have been slashed for the science community, including massive cuts to the EPA.

In 2012, before he became president, he had tweeted to suggest that global warming was nothing but a hoax invented by the Chinese "in order to make US manufacturing non-competitive".

Following days of cold weather and forecasts of record lows to come, President Donald Trump tweeted that "we could use a little bit of that good old Global Warming".

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US President Donald Trump today said his country's East Coast "could use a little bit of that good old Global Warming" as bitter cold temperatures were expected freeze large swaths over the holiday weekend. With the North East facing a cold front as the year comes to a close, Trump took to #Twitter on December 28 to mock those who push the science of climate change. Within seconds, those who oppose the president made sure to hit back.

In the past, Trump has also tried to downplay weather events that could be partially explained by global warming. "Groan - you really understand climate change, don't you.?" one Twitter user wondered. Record Cold weather is EXTREME.

He has previously tweeted that the concept of global warming was "created by and for the Chinese in order to make United States manufacturing non-competitive".

Asked whether the severity of the two hurricanes led him to rethink his position on climate change, he said, "Well, we've had bigger storms than this".