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Trump / Paris Climate Accord / US Withdrawal #1111325

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 02, 2017
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(White House: Mary Bruce) The fallout from President Trump's decision to pull the US out of the Paris Accord on climate change examined; details given about the reaction of world & US state & local leaders & business leaders with GE CEO Jeff Immelt† quoted. [In response to Bruce question, EPA administrator Scott PRUITT†- refuses to answer about Trump's personal view on climate change.] [White House press secretary Sean SPICER - comments.] [French President Emmanuel MACRON - says "make our planet great again."] [In coal country, Trump supporter Kenny SMITH†- says Trump promised to bring back coal jobs.] [TRUMP - states he represents the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris.] [Pittsburgh Mayor Bill PEDUTO†- responds.] The role of former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg in financially supporting the international accord discussed.

Muir, David;
Bruce, Mary

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