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Members of the press then asked Spicer what Trump meant by the tweet, in particular wondering what " covfefe " means. Dubke said in a statement it had been an honor to serve Trump and "my distinct pleasure to work side by side, day by day with the staff of the communications and press departments".
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    The president used declining coal industry jobs as an example of his concern that the climate pledge was hurting US workers. The landmark agreement, which came into force last November, calls upon countries to combat climate change , and to accelerate and intensify actions and investments needed for a sustainable low carbon future, and to adapt to the increasing impact of climate change.
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    He agreed with Trump's decision to pull the USA out of the climate agreement, saying the country's leaders need to focus more on problems at home - like the nation's crumbling infrastructure. "And together, we will reach the emission reduction goals the USA made in Paris in 2015". Dozens of advocacy groups are leading the marches, held in hundreds of cities across the country, including New York, Philadelphia, Los Angeles and Washington , D.C.
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    Gary Schultz , formerly a senior vice president of the university, and Tim Curley , a former athletic director, were charged along with Spanier. Sandusky, a former assistant coach in Penn State's football program, is serving a 30- to 60-year term in prison after he was convicted on 45 counts of child sexual abuse.