Former President Donald Trump challenged a claim by President Joe Biden on Thursday after he said the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told him climate change was the “greatest threat.”
Trump said in a statement Thursday:
Biden just said that he was told by the Joint Chiefs of Staff that Climate Change is our greatest threat. If that is the case, and they actually said this, he ought to immediately fire the Joint Chiefs of Staff for being incompetent!
Biden a day earlier during a speech to U.S. troops claimed that during a visit to the Pentagon with then-President Barack Obama, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told them that climate change was the “greatest threat” facing America.
Biden said at Royal Air Force Mildenhall in the United Kingdom:
You know, when I went over in the Tank in the Pentagon, when I