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Before Climate Withdrawal, President Trump Highlights Economic Growth

Trump discussed “tremendous economic progress” before announcing America’s withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement.

President Trump highlighted the United States’ “tremendous economic progress” before announcing the United States’ withdrawal from the Paris climate accords on Thursday.

“The economy is starting to come back and very, very rapidly,” Trump said.

The president referenced the skyrocketing stock market and improving jobs numbers, saying, “we’ve added $3.3 trillion in stock market value to our economy and more than a million private sector jobs.”

Trump described his first foreign trip as “very, very successful.” The president said that he had discussed economic issues with foreign nations, guaranteeing growth, fair trade deals, and improving job numbers.