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Trump's Paris Departure Announcement Draws Support, Harsh Blowback

June 1, 2017
President Trump's announcement that he intends to pull the United States out of the Paris climate change agreement is sparking support from his allies but harsh blowback from numerous other quarters, including former President Barack Obama, who helped shepherd the creation of the deal under his tenure. While the early reaction breaks down along generally familiar lines, it also indicates more broadly that Trump's high-profile announcement will continue to reverberate substantively and politically, and could ensure a prominent role for...