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Trump says decision on Paris climate deal will come 'very soon'

Thursday, June 01, 2017 - 00:38

During a photo op with Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, President Trump was asked if he was close to making a decision on whether or not he would pull the U.S. out of the Paris climate deal, Trump responded 'very very soon'. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) U.S. President Donald Trump said he was "very, very close" to making a decision on whether to withdraw the United States from a global pact to fight climate change. Trump added he was "hearing from a lot of people both ways." White House officials cautioned that details were still being hammered out and that, although close, the decision on withdrawing from the 195-nation accord - agreed to in Paris in 2015 - was not finalized. Trump, who has previously called global warming a hoax, did not confirm the decision in a post on Twitter, saying only, "I will be announcing my decision on the Paris Accord over the next few days."

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Trump says decision on Paris climate deal will come 'very soon'

Thursday, June 01, 2017 - 00:38