On Wednesday, President Trump announced that he would be withdrawing the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement — all on behalf of the voters of Pittsburgh.
“I was elected by the voters of Pittsburgh, not Paris,” Trump said. It’s a decent piece of alliteration for a marginally literate president, I guess, but there’s one tiny little caveat the president forgot: The people of Pittsburgh didn’t vote for him.
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Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, which includes Pittsburgh, voted for Hillary by impressive margins: 55.9% of the county went to Clinton, compared to just 39.5% for Trump. Over 107,000 more Pittsburgh voters wanted Hillary and, by extension, the Paris Climate Agreement. Read more…
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