Donald Trump says US could use 'little bit of that good old global warming'

The president took to Twitter to voice his support for a warmer climate.

The quote echoed previous Trump comments where he cited currently cold weather and labeled global warming an "expensive hoax" in 2013.

Trump also tweeted in November 2012 that global warming was "created by and for the Chinese in order to make U.S. manufacturing non-competitive."

Despite Trump's disagreement, a federal report in November concluded people were the "dominant cause" of climate change on Earth.

The study noted that "thousands of studies conducted by researchers around the world have documented changes," including the warming climate and extreme occurrences, and that its findings "are based on a large body of scientific, peer-reviewed research, as well as a number of other publicly available sources, including well-established and carefully evaluated observational and modeling datasets."

On Dec. 18, Trump officially dropped climate change from the list of national security threats to the United States. His predecessor, Barack Obama, had named it to the list in 2015 when he prepared the country's last national security strategy document.

He mentioned withdrawing from the Paris climate accord in the speech, calling it "very expensive and unfair."