One of President Obama’s greatest ‘legacy’ moves was the Paris Climate Change Agreement.
He defended it by calling the agreement “the one that will define the contours of this century more dramatically perhaps than any other.”
…and described the deal as “the best possible shot to save the one planet we’ve got.”
You know because global warming was the greatest threat to the planet and not ISIS.
Thanks to Trump’s EPA Secretary Scott Pruitt and White House senior advisor Stephen K. Bannon’s persistence, Trump is reportedly going to stick to his campaign promise.
Both Bannon and Pruitt urged the president to keep his promise to kill the agreement and put American energy and job growth first.
Now, according to a report from Axios reporter Jonathan Swan — citing two sources with knowledge of the decision — Trump WILL be existing the agreement.
All the president has said thus far is: “I will be announcing my decision on the Paris Accord over the next few days,” he wrote.“MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!”
I will be announcing my decision on the Paris Accord over the next few days. MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 31, 2017
But several MSM outlets confirmed the report by Swan.
— CBS News (@CBSNews) May 31, 2017
Trump is expected to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement our @Kevinliptakcnn confirms
— Jim Acosta (@Acosta) May 31, 2017
— POLITICO (@politico) May 31, 2017
BREAKING: White House official says Trump expected to withdraw US from Paris climate accord.
— The Associated Press (@AP) May 31, 2017
According to Breitbart: Trump’s decision fulfills a key campaign promise to supporters of his run for president, widely supported by Republican members of congress who felt that the treaty unfairly jeopardized the American economy.
Opponents of the climate deal were concerned after White House economic advisor Gary Cohn told reporters that the president was “evolving on the issue” during his trip overseas.
His daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner reportedly channelled support for the deal behind the scenes at the White House, encouraging climate change activists that Trump might change his mind. Trump’s Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, the former Exxon CEO, also supported remaining in the treaty.
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