Obama at climate event in Chicago doesn’t mention Trump’s name; says U.S. in an ‘unusual time’


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In this Dec. 2, 2017, photo former President Obama gives a speech in Paris. Obama is expected to attend a gathering of mayors from around the globe convening in Chicago to discuss climate change after President Donald Trump said the U.S. will pull out of the Paris climate accord. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel released a statement Monday, Dec. 4, saying he’s honored Obama will be joining the North American Climate Summit Chicago. Thibault Camus, File AP Photo

CHICAGO — Former President Barack Obama popped in to Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s mayoral climate summit on Tuesday, saying it can be challenging to address climate change “in an unusual time” but never mentioning President Donald Trump by name. The former president’s Chicago appearance also gave a boost to his former chief of staff as Emanuel ramps…

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