In an interview with George Stephanopoulos, Kellyanne Conway refused to answer whether or not Trump thinks climate change is a hoax. Following is a transcript of the video.
George Stephanopoulos: Does the president still believe global warming’s a hoax?
Kellyanne Conway: The president believes in a clean environment, clean air, clean water. He’s received awards as a businessman in that regard, and he made very clear yesterday what he doesn’t believe, which is that the US government should stay in an agreement that gives us too much of the financial burden, too much risk to these industries, where the coal miners, people who work in cement and paper, people who he looked in the eye in place after place and city after city while he was running for —
GS: But does he believe global warming’s a hoax?
KC: He believes in clean air, clean water, a clean environment, and he believes that we have to negotiate better deals for this country and that there’s a balance between environmental protection and economic growth.
GS: I’ll ask it one more time: does he believe global warming’s a hoax?
KC: You should ask him that. And I hope you have your chance.
GS: I do, too. Thank you for coming in.
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