Trump announces U.S. will exit Paris climate deal

Washington Post

President Trump will announce Thursday afternoon that he is withdrawing the United States from the landmark Paris climate agreement, the White House has told allies, a move that honors a campaign promise but risks rupturing global alliances and disappointing both environmentalists and corporate titans.

“The Paris Accord is a BAD deal for Americans, and the President’s action today is keeping his campaign promise to put American workers first,” read a White House memo to supporters explaining the president’s decision. “The Accord was negotiated poorly by the Obama Administration and signed out of desperation.”

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