Trump’s Team Is Split over the Paris Agreement
Scientific American discusses the probability of President Trump withdrawing from the Paris Climate Treaty with Myron Ebell.
Whatever the decision is, former EPA transition chief Myron Ebell predicts the messaging will be the same. Trump, he believes, will cast his decision as a fulfillment of his campaign commitment.
“I’m pretty sure that at the end of the day, whatever they do, they’re going to call it withdrawal,” he said. “That’s how they’ll play it.”
Ebell and other conservative proponents of a Paris retreat have been searching for ways to make it as difficult as possible for Trump to keep the United States in the Paris Agreement. Ebell, a senior fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, launched an online ad and petition this morning describing any advisers who support the agreement as part of “Washington’s swamp,” which the president promised to “drain” if elected.
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