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Jimmy Kimmel sardonically finds the 'message of hope' in Trump's Paris climate pact pullout

"Let me tell you, no one loves to announce an announcement more than Donald Trump," Jimmy Kimmel said on Thursday's Kimmel Live, and the president had a big one Thursday. "And it made sense that he did it from the Rose Garden, while we still have roses and gardens." The message Trump delivered — that he is withdrawing the U.S. from the global Paris climate accord — "was one of hope," Kimmel said, "as in: I hope this terrible prank America decided to play on itself is over soon." Just about everybody urged Trump not to do this — environmentalists, ExxonMobil, Shell, Walmart, even his daughter Ivanka — but Kimmel did find somebody who supported Trump's decision, and it isn't Stephen Bannon (probably?). Watch below. Peter Weber