Trump will announce US withdrawal from Paris climate accord

By REUTERS
June 1, 2017 21:54
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President Donald Trump will announce on Thursday that the United States will withdraw from the Paris climate agreement, following through on a pledge he made during the presidential campaign, according to a White House document seen by Reuters.

Trump will say the Paris agreement "front loads costs on American people," the document said. He will say the decision fulfills his promise to "put American workers first." He will say he hopes to seek "a better deal," the document said.


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