NYT: White House Split over Trump Pledge to Cancel Paris Climate Deal

HeadlineMar 03, 2017
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Meanwhile, The New York Times reported the White House is sharply divided over President Trump’s campaign pledge to “cancel” the 2015 Paris climate accord. The Times cited unnamed officials who said Trump’s chief strategist, Stephen Bannon, is pushing the U.S. to withdraw from the agreement entirely, while Trump’s daughter Ivanka and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson are said to be calling for the U.S. to remain a signatory to the pact.

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