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President Donald Trump, accompanied by Vice President Mike Pence, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, speaks at EPA headquarters, Washington D.C., March 28, 2017 (AP photo by Pablo Martinez Monsivais).

What Trump’s Withdrawal From the Paris Agreement Says About U.S. Leadership

Friday, June 2, 2017

In this week’s Trend Lines podcast, WPR’s editor-in-chief, Judah Grunstein, and senior editor, Frederick Deknatel, discuss Donald Trump’s decision to pull the U.S. from the Paris Agreement to fight climate change, its implications for America’s global leadership role, and the response from other world leaders.

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