Paris Deal Would Have Hit US Jobs by Giving Free Pass to India, China: Pence
He said the deal would have hurt the US economy by giving a free pass to India and China, PTI reported
File photo of Vice President Mike Pence (Picture courtesy:REUTERS)
Washington: US Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday said that President Donald Trump had put America first by pulling out of the Paris Climate Accord. He said the deal would have hurt the US economy by givi
ng a free pass to India and China, PTI reported.
“This President put America first when he made the decision to withdraw the US from the Paris Climate Accord,” Pence said in his remarks at the National Association of Manufacturers 2017 summit.
“You know, one independent study found that the Paris Accord would have actually cost the US economy more than 6.5 million manufacturing jobs in the next 25 years while giving countries like China and India virtually a free pass,” Pence said.
He said Trump put America first by withdrawing from “this terrible deal”.
“He left the door open to renegotiating the deal or coming up with a different agreement. But he put America first, and I promise the manufacturers in this room that President Donald Trump always will," Pence said.
He said Trump has put a renewed emphasis on American energy.
“He approved the Keystone and Dakota Pipelines early in this administration, and the Dakota Pipeline is already rolling and Keystone is being built as we speak,” Pence said.
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