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Trump plans to pull U.S. from Paris climate deal

Trump: "I'm hearing from a lot of people both ways". But Ivanka Trump, the President's top aide and daughter, pressed aides to look at the full picture when considering what withdrawal could mean. Senior adviser Jared Kushner generally thinks the deal is bad, but would like to find a way to see if the US emissions targets can be changed. It is not an exaggeration to say that decision could have consequences on the entire global order - not to mention the planet itself.



Trump eyes White House staff overhaul

In a statement to the New York Times , published late Sunday night, the 45th President of the United States said his son-in-law was doing a "great job for the country" and that he had " total confidence " in his performance thus far. Trump's son-in-law has recently come under fire for reportedly seeking to communicate with Russian Federation through back-channels during Trump's campaign, and is now a person of interest in the growing F.B.I investigation.


What would the USA leaving the Paris climate deal look like?

What would the USA leaving the Paris climate deal look like?

While Trump now favors an exit, he has been known to change his thinking on major decisions and tends to seek counsel from a range of inside and outside advisers, many with differing agendas, until the last minute. A withdrawal would put the United States in the same camp as Nicaragua and Syria: a tiny group of countries refusing to participate in the nearly universally supported Paris climate change agreement.



White House communications director Mike Dubke steps down

In confirming his early departure, Dubke told Politico the reasons were "personal", but showered praise on his fellow White House staffers and his time working for Trump . "Russian officials must be laughing at the US & how a lame excuse for why the Dems lost the election has taken over the Fake News", Trump tweeted .


Trump ready to withdraw from Paris climate agreement

Trump ready to withdraw from Paris climate agreement

The Trump administration could withdraw from the entire United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change , an global treaty ratified by the US Senate and signed by President George H.W. News of Trump's expected decision drew swift reaction from the United Nations. Pruitt is climate change doubter and an oil industry ally. Ever since he won the election last year - the results came while the year-ending annual climate change conference in Marrakesh was on - a pull-out seemed like a ...



Jeremy Corbyn says Tories planning five more years of austerity

At that point the Home Secretary was laughed at by the audience as she called for people to "judge us on our record" on the public finances. However, Rudd was able to turn her loneliness in the debate into an advantage in her closing statement: "You've seen the coalition of chaos in action", she told viewers.