May 31, 2017 / 7:42 PM / 6 months ago

Trump says will announce decision on Paris climate deal soon

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters on Wednesday that he will announce his decision “very soon” on whether he will withdraw the United States from the Paris climate deal.

U.S. President Donald Trump waits for the arrival of Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the White House in Washington, U.S., May 31, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Responding to shouted questions from reporters in the Oval Office, Trump said he had been hearing from people on both sides of the issue, but he declined to indicate whether he had made up his mind.

“I’m hearing from a lot of people, both ways. Both ways,” Trump said.

Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Editing by Cynthia Osterman

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