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In this April 30, 2015, file photo, Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors Inc., unveils the company's newest products, Powerwall and Powerpack in Hawthorne, Calif. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, file)

Elon Musk said he'll leave Trump's business councils if he pulls out of the Paris deal


Elon Musk tweeted Wednesday that he will leave President Trump's business councils if Trump decided to pull the U.S. out of the Paris climate agreement. 

"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 tweeted. 

When asked what he will do if Trump does decide to leave, Musk said he "will have no choice but to depart councils in that case."

Trump tweeted that his decision on whether the U.S. will stay in the agreement will come in the next few days, but senior officials have told CNN that Trump is expected to withdraw from it. 

The U.S. entered the Paris climate agreement in 2015, committing to reduce carbon emission by at least 26 percent in the next 10 years. 

Musk has been involved in advising Trump since before his inauguration, according to Business Insider, having joined the President's Strategic and Policy Forum with Uber CEO Travis Kalanick in December. Kalanick stepped down from the position in February, Politico reported.  

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