President Donald Trump has said he was nearing an announcement on whether to pull out of a global pact to fight climate change and was hearing from people on both sides.
A source close to the matter said Trump was preparing for a U.S. Withdrawal.
Responding to shouted questions from reporters in the white house oval office, Trump declined to say whether he had made up his mind, saying, “You’ll find out very soon.”
Trump: “I am hearing from a lot of people. Both ways, both ways, believe me.”
Journalist: “Are you leaning in a direction, sir?”
Trump: “I am hearing from a lot of people, both ways.”
A U.S. Pullout could deepen a rift with U.S. Allies and would put the United States in league with Syria and Nicaragua as the world’s only non-participants in the 195-nation accord agreed upon in