Pulling Out Of Paris Accord

So the world's largest emitter is using the accord as a platform for climate virtue-signaling. The Trump administration already has gone after such environmental initiatives as the Clean Power Plan and improved fuel efficiency for cars. Guterres called the Paris agreement, the first global and comprehensive accord to tackle climate change, a "remarkable moment in the history of mankind" that brought the most fractious of countries together under a single cause.

'Champagne on ice' for US Paris decision': MP

Musk - who serves on three White House economic advisory councils - says he will dump Trump if the President withdraws USA support on the major climate change agreement. If President Donald Trump pulls the United States out of the global agreement to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, what could that mean for the rapidly heating Earth? Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential nominee who Trump considered for secretary of state, said on Twitter that affirmation of the Paris ...

Trump's cellphone diplomacy raises security concerns

Trump's cellphone diplomacy raises security concerns

Officials said leaders of Canada, Mexico and France were given his personal mobile number, with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau having reportedly called him on the line. Presidents typically make phone calls on a highly secure line, like those in the Oval Office and the White House Situation Room. Even if the number is not used by world leaders, experts told the AP it could open the president to eavesdropping attempts by other nations.

Jeremy Corbyn agrees to take part in live televised debate

May's pull-out might not be unconnected to the latest decision by Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn to participate in the debate scheduled to begin in Cambridge at 19:30 local time. She said: "I've been very clear from the start that the sort of campaign I want to do is about meeting people and taking questions". " I've not been off the television screens , I've been doing things on the television, but predominantly taking questions from voters and listening to voters".

Trump pulling out of climate deal

Everyone cautioned that no decision was final until Trump announced it. Trudeau, Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna, and Gerald Butts, Trudeau's principal secretary, apparently don't. Senior adviser Jared Kushner generally thinks the deal is bad but still would like to see if emissions targets can be changed. Ivanka Trump, however, has spent the past several weeks making sure that her father has heard from both sides, according to an administration official familiar with her ...

Spicer Referring Questions about Russia Investigation to Trump's Lawyer

Trump has privately pinned some of the blame for his administration's rough start on the White House's communications strategy. The Republican-controlled Senate, which confirms Trump's appointments, also faces a packed legislative schedule, leaving it less time to take up nominations.