Crosstalk: June 5, 2017
Jim took this quick look at many news stories to get you caught up on what's happening in the world. Stories included:
--President Trump takes the U.S. out of the Paris Climate Change Accord. Those with critical responses included the Democratic National Committee, the U.N. Secretary General, former Secretary of State John Kerry, the Huffington Post, former President Obama, the Daily Beast, New York Times, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto, India's Prime Minister, the Sierra Club, the ACLU and Congresswoman Gwen Moore.
--Companies siding with the U.N. agenda on this issue include BP, Argo Chemical, DuPont, Google, Intel and Microsoft.
--The U.S. stock market hit a new record high after President Trump's decision.
--The governments of Italy, France and Germany reject Trump's offer to renegotiate the Paris agreement.
--Those in favor of President Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris agreement include oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens--Larry Kudlow, the economic guru and former adviser to Reagan--retired climatologist Dr. Tim Ball.
--Ted Cruz rips into Tesla's CEO for his use of a private jet after the tech billionaire tweeted his disapproval of President Trump pulling the U.S. out of the Paris climate deal.
--Michigan U.S. Representative Tim Walberg, a conservative Republican, isn't worried about climate change because if it's happening, he believes a higher power than Trump will take care of it.
--President Trump will not be moving the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
--Israeli's disappointed in embassy decision from President Trump.
--Palestinian Authority applauds President Trump for not moving the embassy to Jerusalem.
--The Parliament for the Czech Republic voted to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
--Kathy Griffin holds press conference and tries to justify her recent action depicting a beheaded President Trump by claiming the Trump family has tried to ruin her.
--President Trump's U.S. State Department has introduced stricter vetting procedures for all visa seekers.
--President Trump is restoring the freedom of conscience to America with a proposed rule that would lift the requirement established by former President Obama that employers pay for abortion causing drugs.
--Job gains in the private sector have far outpaced expectations in May.
--Congress will need to deal with the debt ceiling issue again.
--Hillary Clinton blames at least 18 factors for her election loss.
--The DNC is now hyping events for 'Resistance Summer' as a staring point to obstruct President Trump's agenda.
--Former Vice President Joe Biden officiated a same-sex wedding and also launched a political action committee.
--A Michigan Muslim man sues Little Caesar’s Pizza for 100 million after saying he was served and accidentally ate pepperoni made from pork.
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