Donald Trump Boasted He Was "Elected to Represent Citizens of Pittsburgh not Paris"

Type: Boastful\BraggingJun 01 2017 Severity:

In a speech announcing the US withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement, Trump framed his action as an act of solidarity with pro-Trump Pittsburgh voters. While 80% of voters voted for Hillary Clinton. The mayor or Pittsburgh, Bill Peduto tweeted "As the Mayor of Pittsburgh, I can assure you that we will follow the guidelines of the Paris Agreement for our people, our economy & future."

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Quote | Trump pandered to voters after announcing withdrawal from Paris agreement.

“I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris, Trump said in a speech announcing the U.S withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement.