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Tesla CEO Elon Musk will ditch Trump’s business advisers council if he scraps Paris climate deal

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who has repeatedly come under fire from environmentalists for being a member of President Donald Trump’s council of business advisers, says he will leave the group if Trump scraps the Paris accord on climate change.

After news broke on Wednesday that Trump was likely to abandon the plan, Musk quickly took to Twitter to assure his followers that he would push for Trump to stay in the deal.

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“Don’t know which way Paris will go, but I’ve done all I can to advise directly to POTUS, through others in WH & via councils, that we remain,” Musk wrote.

One follower then asked him what he would do if Trump spurned his advice and dropped the climate pact anyway.

“Will have no choice but to depart councils in that case,” the Tesla CEO said.

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In the past, Musk has justified his presence on the advisory council by noting that “advisory councils simply provide advice and attending does not mean that I agree with actions by the Administration.” However, it seems there are limits to Musk’s tolerance, and quitting a major climate change agreement is his personal red line.

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CNN’s fascinating series ‘The Windsors’ confirms why the dysfunctional royal family still rules

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"The Windsors: Inside The Royal Dynasty" knows damn well you don't want to wait 100 years to get to Meghan. The Duchess of Sussex — well, a dreamy, imagined version of her as she prepares to walk down the aisle on her wedding day — is the first figure we see in CNN's new six-part documentary series, before the story time jumps back a few generations. "But all that glitters is not gold," our narrator Rosamund Pike warns, as our American television star embarks on an alliance with a family that "will do whatever it takes to survive." Corny? Yes. Unsubtle? Absolutely. A deliciously soapy reality show involving a dysfunctional clan with posh accents? Sign me up.

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‘On a fundamental level, Donald Trump does not believe in America’: ‘God Complex’ author Justin Frank

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Donald Trump is living breathing proof of the truism that power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Such an outcome is made even more dangerous when the person in question has shown himself to be mentally unwell.

Two weeks ago, the Republican Party crowned Donald Trump a de facto king and dictator through his show trial and "acquittal" in the U.S. Senate. Trump and his regime's enforcers, agents, sycophants and other minions have taken that travesty as permission to launch a full-on assault on the rule of law, the Constitution, democracy and the American people.

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Justice Dept prosecutors fear more Trump chaos and interference despite Barr rebuke of president: report

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According to a report at the New York Times, career Justice Department officials are bracing for more chaos and disarray caused by President Donald Trump despite what many think was Attorney General Bill Barr's insincere rebuke of the president for tweeting about pending cases.

According to the report, many within the Justice Department fear the president and his associates will either come after them or try to interfere with their work and believe that Barr will look the other way.

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