Trump says decision on Paris climate deal coming next week

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President Trump will make up his mind on the Paris climate deal soon, he tweeted early Saturday.

“I will make my final decision on the Paris Accord next week!” he wrote from the G-7 summit in Italy at 8:17 a.m. New York time.

Championed by President Barack Obama, the 2015 accord was a landmark climate change pact intended to reduce carbon emissions.

Trump has been critical of the Paris accord, and once proclaimed global warming a Chinese “hoax.” His current stance on the issue is “evolving,” a top White House official said Friday.