KATOWICE, Poland | The Latest: Trump says Macron’s decision justifies his own
KATOWICE, Poland — The latest on climate talks taking place in Poland (all times local):
President Donald Trump says the French president’s decision to delay an energy tax hike after massive protests justifies his own decision to withdraw from an international climate accord.
Trump says Emmanuel Macron’s decision means Macron has reached the same conclusion as Trump, that the global agreement reached by nearly 200 nations in Paris in 2015 is “fatally flawed because it raises the price of energy for responsible countries while whitewashing some of the worst polluters in the world.”
Trump says he wants clean air and water, but U.S.