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Trump to announce Paris climate deal decision Thursday

Trump to announce Paris climate deal decision Thursday
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President Trump will announce his decision on whether the U.S. will remain in the Paris climate agreement on Thursday at 3 p.m., he tweeted Wednesday.

"I will be announcing my decision on Paris Accord, Thursday at 3:00 P.M. The White House Rose Garden. MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!" the tweet read.

 

 

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Trump is pulling the U.S. from the climate deal, according to several reports that came out on Wednesday. Axios first reported that Trump is finalizing a strategy for pulling out from the agreement with Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt before making the announcement.
 
Nearly 200 of the world's nations have signed on to the deal. Pulling out would make the U.S. an outlier but would fulfill a campaign promise Trump made over a year ago to withdraw from the agreement.