President Donald Trump announced his intention for the United States to leave the Paris climate agreement on Thursday in a lengthy and rambling speech that veered into inaccurate territory several times, NBC News reported.
In his speech, Trump painted a picture of a global cabal dictating America's actions and economy.
"We can't build the [coal] plants, but [China] can, according to this agreement," Trump said.
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But the Paris accord doesn't bar America, or any of the countries that are a part of it, from doing anything.