Scoop: Trump is pulling U.S. out of Paris climate dealPresident Trump has made his decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord, according to two sources with direct knowledge of the decision. Details on how the withdrawal will be executed are being worked out by a small team including EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt. They're deciding on whether to initiate a full, formal withdrawal — which could take 3 years — or exit the underlying United Nations climate change treaty, which would be faster but more extreme.Why this matters: Pulling out of Paris is the biggest thing Trump could do to unravel Obama's climate legacy. It sends a combative signal to the rest of the world that America doesn't prioritize climate change and threatens to unravel the ambition of the entire deal.The other outliers: The only other two countries that aren't supporting the deal are Nicaragua and Syria...
This latest, completely self-inflicted act of existential vandalism is once again being done with the approval of the leadership of the Republican party and to the utter delight of the Pig People.
And if you're boiling-over furious with the Right gleefully demolishing one pillar of the civilized world after another, don't forget to also thank our Both Siderist Beltway media for driving their getaway car every single fucking time they do it.