Trump reportedly tells 'confidants' US will leave Paris climate deal

By REUTERS
May 28, 2017 04:07
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WASHINGTON, May 27 - US President Donald Trump has told "confidants," including the head of the Environmental Protection Agency Scott Pruitt, that he plans to leave a landmark international agreement on climate change, Axios news outlet reported on Saturday, citing three sources with direct knowledge.

On Saturday, Trump said in a Twitter post he would make a decision on whether to support the Paris climate deal next week.

The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment.


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