(THE HILL) Former Vice President Al Gore has said that Democratic presidential candidates should run on the Green New Deal.
Gore told Politico that the concept of a Green New Deal is a "broad brushstroke, bold proclamation, the details of which are designed to be filled in later."
He also said he had met with candidates, but declined to name them.
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The Democrat and environmentalist, who ran for president himself in 2000, told the news outlet that "the prospects are excellent" that a Democratic president would prioritize climate change.