Jun 1, 2017 - Energy & Environment
Elon Musk cuts ties with Trump over Paris withdrawal
As President Trump was announcing that he will take the U.S. out of the Paris climate agreement, Elon Musk tweeted that he will no longer be working with the Trump administration.
Yesterday: The Tesla CEO, who served on the White House Manufacturing Jobs Initiative and business advisory council, said yesterday that he would "depart councils" if Trump went through with the withdrawal. As Axios' Alexi McCammond notes, Musk's Tesla was one of many major companies, including ExxonMobil and Apple, who urged Trump to remain in the Paris deal.