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Trump / Paris Climate Accord / US Withdrawal #1111299

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 01, 2017
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(White House: Cecilia Vega) The reaction at home & around the world to President Trump's decision to pull the US out of the Paris Accord on climate change examined; details given of the positions of aides Steve Bannon, Ivanka Trump & tweet responses, including Speaker of the House Paul Ryan & a joint statement from the leaders of France, Germany & Italy quoted; scenes shown of an applauding crowd. [TRUMP - says to protect America, the US will withdraw from the climate accord; states he represents the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris; adds the deal punishes the US.] [Campaigning, TRUMP - calls climate change a hoax.] [French President Emmanuel MACRON - says "make our planet great again."] Trump's view this is about jobs discussed.

(Studio: David Muir) The reaction of former President Obama quoted. Report introduced.

(Studio: Rebecca Jarvis) The reaction of leaders of industry & local governments examined; tweets from GE CEO Jeff Immelt, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, 61 mayors quoted. [Boston Mayor Marty WALSH†- comments.] A reality checks on jobs linked to renewable energy discussed

Muir, David;
Vega, Cecilia;
Jarvis, Rebecca

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