President Trump cited economic factors for withdrawing from the Paris climate accord, but most research suggests reducing emissions will actually boost the economy.
A comment that Donald Trump made yesterday in the White House Rose Garden when he announced the United States would pull out of the international Paris climate agreement was not based in science.
Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement hands a symbolic victory to his political base — nationalists who resent internationalism and global cooperation.
The president's $4.1 trillion budget package for 2018 would ax a variety of medical, energy, and basic research programs, while boosting funding for defense and homeland security.
Trump suggested that President Andrew Jackson was "really angry" about the Civil War, but Jackson died 16 years before the war began.
Franklin D. Roosevelt is famous for really getting a lot done fast. How did other presidents stack up during their first 100 days?
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