Sen. (R-Texas) appeared to display a highly questionable understanding of climate change on Twitter, and promptly got hauled over the coals.
The lawmaker was on Friday widely ridiculed for the way in which he responded to Senate Minority Leader (D-N.Y.) call for action on the climate crisis. Schumer had tweeted about July 2019 being “the hottest month ever, of any month, on record” and described climate change as “the greatest threat facing our planet.”
Cornyn replied: “It’s summer, Chuck.”
Democratic presidential candidate and actress were among those to fire back at Cornyn’s post, with many people explaining the difference between climate and weather to the senator.
Your grandkids will grow up in a decimated planet & they’ll know YOU were