Trump administration defends Paris pullout amid outpouring of support for the climate pact

Watch Video | Listen to the Audio JUDY WOODRUFF: Reaction to the president’s announcement yesterday that the U.S. will withdraw from the Paris climate agreement has been unusually fierce on both sides. And, today, the White House stood firmly by his decision. PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: Thank you very much, everybody. This is slightly less controversial than yesterday, but yesterday was a big service to this country, I will tell you. Thank you very much, everybody. JUDY WOODRUFF: That was...

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