South Florida mayor confronts Marco Rubio on climate change at NH town hall

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Last month, a bipartisan group of 15 mayors in the South Florida region released a letter to Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush, asking both Miami-based GOP presidential candidates to meet with them regarding the risks that climate change presents to their communities.

One of those mayors, Pinecrest Village’s Cindy Lerner, confronted Rubio at a town hall meeting Thursday night in Salem. Lerner is part of a group organized to challenge the Florida GOP candidates on climate change organized by the group You can watch that exchange here:


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