Miss America calls U.S. withdrawal from Paris climate accord 'bad decision'

12 September, 2017, 00:35 | Author: Ora Austin
  • 3rd night of Miss America preliminaries set for Friday

Finalists for the 2018 Miss America Pageant were asked a number of questions during the question and answer segment on Sunday that centered on President Donald Trump's policies and statements, including whether or not he is guilty of collusion with Russian Federation.

After three days of showcasing her talents during the preliminary rounds, 23-year-old Cara Mund from Bismark, North Dakota was named Miss America, taking home the crown a $50,000 scholarship and earn a six-figure salary for being Miss America in 2018.

So it seems Cara is not just a pretty face - she could prove to be a revolutionary beauty queen.and about time in 2018!

Mund, who has been accepted to law school at the University of Notre Dame, defeated runner-up Jennifer Davis (Miss Missouri), 2nd runner-up Kaitlyn Schoeffel (Miss New Jersey), 3rd runner-up Briana Kinsey (Miss District Of Columbia) and 4th runner-up Margana Wood (Miss Texas). Previously She is the Noty Dakota's Outstanding Teen in 2010, Quality Of Life Award 1st runner up. A pint-sized young pageant queen stole the spotlight, posting for several photos with Mund.

Trump had not mentioned Mund or her comment on the Paris accord on Twitter as of early Monday morning. Both women made the Top 12 as finalists in the Miss America competition Sunday night. "Congratulations, you deserve it!"

"During the preliminary round of questions, Mund was asked about what's on top of her bucket list, to which she responded, "...to get to "Miss America" and make it past the top ten".

Miss America calls U.S. withdrawal from Paris climate accord 'bad decision'
Miss America calls U.S. withdrawal from Paris climate accord 'bad decision'

The Miss Louisiana Organization is extremely proud of Laryssa and her top 7 finish at Miss America! A few people using motorized chairs were ushered away so Mund could pose in front of a nearby pageant marker.

Mund's talent for the Miss America pageant was jazz dancing.

"It's important to have a woman's perspective", Mund, who had an internship in the Senate, told the AP.

Country singer Thomas Rhett then had a question for Miss North Dakota. "Those questions that were asked, and the way they were answered, showed a definitive lack of respect and decorum".

During the interview, Mund was asked about the USA withdrawal from the Paris accord on climate change. Once we reject that, we take ourselves out of the negotiation table. "If we do find evidence that they have had collusion with Russian Federation, the justice system should do their due diligence and they should be punished accordingly", she replied.

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