President Trump says withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement is a positive move for the U.S.
The Paris Climate accord is simply the latest example of Washington entering into an agreement that disadvantages the United States.
But yesterday's decision is drawing sharp criticism from corporate leaders including Disney chairman Robert Iger and Tesla CEO Elon Musk.
Who both resigned the Presidents business advisory council.
President Obama helped broker the climate deal with nearly 200 countries in 2015.
He said in a statement, even in the absence of American leadership, even as this Administration joins a small handful of nations that reject the future, I'm confident that our states, cities and businesses will step up Former Secretary of State John Kerry who signed the accord last year is also criticizing the president saying his choice is self destructive.
What Donald Trump is doing is serving the polluters and serving a narrow group of ideological interest.
That's not leadership, that's adjudication of responsibility.
And this step does not make America first.
It makes America last.
President Trump's counselor, Kellyanne Conway, rejected Kerry's announcement.
Once a politician,always a politician.
I think it's a very disappointing assessment and it tells you why he lost when he ran for President.
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer and EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt will hold a news conference to discuss the President's decision.
Last night buildings including one world trade center at New York city and city hall Basel were lit up in green and protest.
Karly for previous shoes for White House.