President Trump Ends Nine-Day Overseas Trip With a Flourish
- Author: Megan Austin May 29, 2017,
May 29, 2017, 9:07
"The single greatest strength to our armed forces is you, you, all of you", Trump said to the troops.
"To have to reaffirm something by the very nature of being here and speaking at a ceremony about it is nearly laughable", said White House press secretary Sean Spicer.
Almost 200 nations, including the US, agreed in 2015 to voluntarily reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.
In a press conference in Sicily on May 26, White House advisers H.R. McMaster and Gary Cohn declined to comment directly on the reports.
The president tweeted Saturday, "I will make my final decision on the Paris Accord next week!"
News that the federal probe had now reached Trump's inner circle broke soon after Trump touched down in Sicily, where on Friday he huddled with the leaders of six of the world's most powerful countries. Leaders of the G7 wrap up their meeting on Saturday with discussions focused on terrorism, climate and trade.
President Donald Trump says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation will be stronger because member countries have increased payments "considerably". Lots of very important matters under discussion.
"We traveled the world to strengthen longstanding alliances, and to form a new partnership among nations devoted to the task of eradicating the terrorism that plagues our planet", Trump said.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the matter before the formal announcement.
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Within minutes of wrapping up his speech in an aircraft hangar, he climbed aboard Air Force One and was quickly airborne for the 10-hour flight home, his nine-day inaugural foreign trip done.
Trump is seated between Beji Caid Essebsi, president of Tunisia, and Mahamadou Issoufou, the president of Niger, for his first meeting of the day.
"We have great bonds with other countries and, with some of our closest allies, we concluded a truly historic week".
Leaders from the G-7 countries were expected to gather at the San Domenico Palace Hotel on Saturday morning.
The Mail noted that when Trump took the microphone he called his first trip overseas a "home run".
A final communique issued on May 27 said Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, and Japan reaffirmed their "strong commitment" to the implementation of the accord. The White House is also assembling a team of lawyers to protect the President from potential legal troubles.
Trump will spend Saturday at the second day of the G-7 summit in Sicily, bringing to an end a nine-day trip that started in Saudi Arabia and Israel before moving on to Europe.
G7 leaders announced that they had come to an agreement on establishing further steps to fight terrorism.
Kushner's multiple roles in Trump's campaign and his contacts with Russian officials adds a new, increasingly personal dynamic to the federal probe for Trump: touching not only a member of his senior White House staff for the first time since Flynn was sacked, but also a member of his family.