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TOTAL BETRAYAL: Donald Trump Reportedly Caves On Paris Climate Deal

TOTAL BETRAYAL: Donald Trump Reportedly Caves On Paris Climate Deal

Quoting a top European Union official on Saturday afternoon, the newspaper reported the Trump administration won't pull out of the Paris agreement after all.

The U.S. "stated that they will not renegotiate the Paris Accord, but they try to review the terms on which they could be engaged under this agreement", Miguel Arias Canete said. "As the President has made abundantly clear, the United States is withdrawing unless we can re-enter on terms that are more favorable to our country", said White House deputy press secretary Lindsay Walters in a statement.

According to an official at [an global meeting on Saturday in Montreal], White House senior adviser Everett Eissenstat unveiled the US plan, as Ottawa, Beijing and Brussels accelerate their joint effort to minimize the fallout from a potential USA withdrawal from the Paris agreement.

While the Trump administration officially announced in August that it plans to pull out of the agreement, there are representatives from the U.S.at the meeting in Montreal this weekend. Months later, the US and China jointly said they would sign off on the deal.

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Abandoning the accord was one of President Donald Trump's principal campaign pledges.

What's more, New York Times reporter Glenn Thrush said a White House spokesperson had denied the meeting account, "saying the position hasn't changed".

There was a lot of blowback from the worldwide community when Trump announced he was pulling us out of Paris.

"We continue to make the case that, like the United States, we want to create jobs, we want to create economic growth and there's a $30-trillion opportunity when it comes to clean growth and climate action", she said.