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In Rejecting Popular Paris Accord, Trump Bets on His Base

June 2, 2017
Peter Baker | The New York Times
In President Trump’s calculation, withdrawing from the accord will be a political winner.
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Trump administration asks Supreme Court to reinstate travel ban

June 2, 2017
Josh Gerstein | POLITICO
President Donald Trump has asked the Supreme Court to revive his controversial travel ban executive order, hoping that the justices will give the green light to a policy repeatedly blocked by lower courts.
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France, Italy, Germany: Deal can't be renegotiated

June 2, 2017
Ylan Mui | CNBC
CNBC's Ylan Mui reports on comments from European countries stating that the Paris climate deal cannot be renegotiated after President Trump's stated the US was withdrawing and will renegotiate for a better deal.
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A History of Secret U.S. Channels, From Jefferson to Kushner

June 1, 2017
David Sanger | The New York Times
Back channels during presidential transitions are not unprecedented, but they are always fraught, as President Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, have discovered in recent weeks.
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Trump Poised to Reveal Paris Decision as He’s Said to Favor Exit

June 1, 2017
Jennifer Jacobs, Jennifer A. Dlouhy | Bloomberg
President Donald Trump is poised to announce plans to withdraw the U.S. from the landmark Paris accord on Thursday, injecting uncertainty into the worldwide effort to combat climate change.
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Trump decides to keep U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv, at least for now

June 1, 2017
Anne Gearan, Philip Rucker | The Washington Post
President Trump will not move to relocate the U.S. Embassy in Israel from secular Tel Aviv to the capital Jerusalem, at least for now, reversing a campaign promise dear to some of his most conservative supporters.
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Trump’s cellphone diplomacy raises security concerns

May 31, 2017
Vivian Salama | Associated Press
President Donald Trump has been handing out his cellphone number to world leaders and urging them to call him directly.
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