President Trump was expected Wednesday to be announced, he pulled the United States out of the Paris climate agreement, two sources told Fox News.
A very senior administration official noted that Trump had yet to make a final decision, weighed his options.
“I’ll have my decision on the Paris agreement in the next few days. MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!” Trump tweeted on Wednesday.
I’m going to this, my decision to the Paris agreement in the next few days. MAKE AMERICA Great AGAIN!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) may 31, 2017
The agreement, agreed to by the Obama administration, along with nearly 200 other countries in 2015, would be forced to reduce the US fossil fuel emissions by nearly 30 percent by 2025.
While Trump’s overseas trip last week, the European heads of state and urged him to keep the USA in the historic agreement.
Trump promised during his election campaign to pull the United States out of business.
A possible side-swipe at the likely U.S. pullout, the United Nations, tweeted on Wednesday a statement by the Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, “climate change is undeniable. Climate protection is on the rise. Climate solutions opportunities are incomparable.”
Climate change is undeniable
Climate protection is not to stop
Climate solutions opportunities are incomparable.
-@Antonio Guterres https://t.co/a8O14NCLUc
— United Nations (@UN) on may 31, 2017
Fox News’ John Roberts and The Associated Press contributed to this report.