Trump Aides Abruptly Scrubs Meeting to Decide Whether to Stay in Paris Climate Deal
April 18 , 2017
As per reports, a meeting to decide whether the US should stay in the Paris climate agreement, was postponed by US President Donald Trump's aides.
Trump's top advisers were supposed to meet on Tuesday in order to provide the president with a recommendation before G7 meeting takes place in May. However, a White House official mentioned that the meeting was postponed because of the conflicting schedules. The next date of the meeting is not clear.
Reports also say that Trump’s adviser Steve Bannon and the Environmental Protection Agency head, Scott Pruitt, are not in favor of the Paris agreement. The agreement was called a bad deal by Pruitt.