President Donald Trump talks with children as be sits down to write a letter to a service member during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
President Donald Trump talks with children as be sits down to write a letter to a service member during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

President Donald Trump’s top aides will huddle Tuesday to discuss whether or not the U.S. should remain part of the Paris Climate accord.

Officials will be discussing their options on the global effort to cut down on climate-warming carbon emissions. Their goal will be providing a recommendation to the president about the path forward. That’s according to an administration official.

The non-binding international agreement went into effect last November after it was ratified by countries including the U.S. and China.

Trump’s top advisers are currently divided on the issue, with some, including Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt, eager for the U.S. to leave the deal.

The president pledged during his campaign to pull out of the Paris accord, but has wavered on the issue since he won the presidency.

SOURCE: JILL COLVIN AND SETH BORENSTEIN
ASSOCIATED PRESS

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