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Climate Agreement: News Conference and American Revolution

climate agreement: He remained noncommittal about the United States eventually rejoining the global climate agreement that bears Paris' name, telling Macron, if it happens that will be wonderful, and if it doesn't that will be OK too, according to Toronto Star. Macron acknowledged sharp differences on the Paris climate pact but said the two leaders could find other areas of co-operation. Trump, standing alongside Macron at a news conference, said the two nations have occasional disagreements but that would not disrupt a friendship that dates back to the American Revolution. Should that have an impact on the discussions we're having on all other topics No, absolutely not, he said. Article Continued Below The president landed in Paris amid questions about emails showing that his eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., welcomed the prospect of receiving Russian government support in last year's presidential campaign between his father and Hillary Clinton. react-text 146 French President Emmanuel Macron and U.S. President Donald Trump review troops at a welcoming ceremony at Les Invalides in Paris, Thursday. /react-text Yves Herman / AP Trump defended his namesake, saying that most people would have taken that meeting, a message that contradicted his incoming FBI director's testimony that Donald Trump Jr. should have instead alerted authorities. Read more Donald Trump's guide to Paris is a guy named Jim who doesn't go there anymore.' He may not exist Trump arrived in the French capital on Thursday for a whirlwind, 36-hour visit to meet with Macron and tackle potential solutions to the crisis in Syria and discuss broader counterterrorism strategies before being feted at Bastille Day celebrations Friday. ( As reported in the news.