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NPR Reporters Annotate Trump's Speech On Paris Climate Agreement Withdrawal

President Trump speaks about the U.S. role in the Paris climate change accord in the Rose Garden on Thursday in Washington. (Andrew Harnik/AP)MoreCloseclosemore
President Trump speaks about the U.S. role in the Paris climate change accord in the Rose Garden on Thursday in Washington. (Andrew Harnik/AP)

The United States will withdraw from the international climate agreement known as the Paris accord, President Trump announced on Thursday, saying the U.S. will negotiate either re-entering the Paris agreement or a new deal that would put American workers first.

NPR journalists fact-checked and added context to his remarks, including comments about the economy and U.S. energy sector.

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