President Donald Trump has reportedly decided to take the US out of the Paris climate accord, Jonathan Swan reports at Axios, citing two sources.
Politico and CNN are also reporting Trump’s intention to pull out of the agreement, citing White House officials.
Whether Trump would stay in the deal — a cornerstone of Barack Obama’s environmental policy — has been a looming question of his presidency so far. Recently, on his trip abroad, the president was pressured by European allies to stay a part of the accord.
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, who repeatedly called for the US to exit the agreement, will be part of a small team figuring out the details of the withdrawal, according to Axios…