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1600 Daily: Everything White House for 6/2/17

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Yesterday, President Trump kept his promise to put America first and withdrew the United States from the Paris Climate Accord:

 

Today's Events

8:00 AM: Vice President Pence participates in an interview with Ainsley Earhardt on Fox & Friends

9:05 AM: Vice President Pence participates in an interview with Laura Ingraham on The Laura Ingraham Show

1:30 PM: Press Briefing with Press Secretary Sean Spicer and Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency Scott Pruitt - Watch

2:00 PM: President Trump meets with Senator Lindsey Graham

2:45 PM: President Trump signs bills in the Diplomatic Reception Room

3:05 PM: Vice President Pence participates in an interview with Michael Savage on The Savage Nation

Photo of the Day

The Rose Garden | June 1, 2017 (Official White House Photo by Joyce N. Boghosian)

The Rose Garden | June 1, 2017 (Official White House Photo by Joyce N. Boghosian)

WHITE HOUSE UPDATES

President Trump withdrew the United States from the Paris Climate Accord on Wednesday, June 1, and said, "My job as President is to do everything within my power to give America a level playing field."

President Trump delivered remarks in the Rose Garden at the White House where he gave his final decision on removing the U.S. from the Paris Accord saying, "the United States will cease all implementation of the non-binding Paris Accord and the draconian financial and economic burdens the agreement imposes on our country."

President Trump is putting American jobs first by withdrawing from the Paris Climate Accord. Get the facts here.

Yesterday, President Trump held a call with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, President Emmanuel Macron of France, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada, and Prime Minister Theresa May of the United Kingdom. The leaders all agreed to continue dialogue and to strengthen cooperation on environmental and other issues going forward.

What We Are Reading

"Trump had already abandoned the Paris goals by junking Obama’s Clean Power Plan. Yet he’s not turning back the clock. He’s just saying no to what Obama sought to impose — a rush to a low-carbon America at huge economic cost." - New York Post

"Americans are the most upbeat about their finances in a decade, which will probably help consumer spending contribute more to the U.S. economy in the second quarter, Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index figures showed Thursday." - Bloomberg

"More oil than originally expected was set to begin flowing Thursday in the Dakota Access pipeline, according to a press release from Energy Transfer Partners." - Williston Herald

 

 

 

 

 

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