Cohn said United States compliance with its Paris commitments would be "crippling" to economic growth, but added the president was "leaning to understand the European position".
According to his top economist, Trump has "digested" and learned a lot of information on the issue, and is yet to make up his mind.
The final communique from Taormina could give important pointers on the course of U.S. policy, which has been a puzzle amid mixed signals from Trump on several other fronts, including relations with Russia, Syria, North Korea and Iran.
Leaders of the world's major industrialized nations began talks on Friday at a G7 summit in Sicily, Italy, with tough debates on trade and climate change are expected.
President Trump has said he will decide whether to pull the USA out of the Paris climate accord when he returns from his trip.
After visits to Saudi Arabia, Israel, and the Palestinian Territories, Trump met Pope Francis in Rome on May 24 and held talks May 25 with the heads of the European Union and the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation military alliance in Brussels.
In a private meeting with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, Trump also denounced the German trade surplus as "very bad" and complained about the large number of German cars being sold in the United States, officials said. French President Emmanuel Macron, Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni and British Prime Minister Theresa May will also be attending the elite club for the first time.
G7 leaders on Friday found common cause on combatting terrorism after the bloodshed in Manchester but failed to bridge a gulf between Donald Trump and U.S. partners on trade and climate change.
A French official said it would be "disappointing" if the wording on climate change "is too light in the final statement".
But minutes later, chief economic adviser Gary Cohn told a pool reporter that Trump was critical of Germany.
Mrs May told him that the United Kingdom and the 27 European Union member states should be discussing their future relationship at the same time as discussing the terms of the UK's withdrawal, a Downing Street spokesman said.
It has also enabled Trump to position himself as a more statesmanlike figure and, notably after his meeting with Pope Francis, as a man of peace - stances which European officials hope will edge him towards compromise with partners across a broad range of issues.
"He did say the environment is very, very important".
Mr. Trump wants a firm commitment to fair trade in the final communique but the G7 nations want him to support a trade system in which World Trade Organization rules are honoured "Canada believes very strongly in a rules-based trading order".
"Today G7 leaders have joined Britain in condemning this barbaric act of violence", said British Prime Minister Theresa May, who left the summit a day early to deal with the aftermath of the attack. He came here to get smarter.
But Gentolini and other world leaders weren't just waiting for internal reflection.
The summit began a day after Trump blasted North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies for spending too little on defence and described Germany's trade surplus as "very bad".
"First, by not falling prey to the Canadian temptation to overtly criticize the president (and) secondly, by not holding Canada up as some alternative model or leader of global opposition", he said.
Tusk already met with Trump on Thursday in Brussels, and said that while the two sides did not have a "common position about Russia", they appeared to be on the same page where the Ukrainian conflict was concerned.
In addition, he maintained the president should not use Twitter and that he "never envisioned" Trump would become president. Boehner, who retired from politics in 2015 and handed over the speakership to Paul Ryan , said he's loving the quiet life.
GWS Auctions Inc. of California is auctioning off the jet after it sat on a runway in New Mexico for 30 years. However, Presley designed the interior himself, which features red velvet seats with a matching shag carpet.
A spokesperson for the Civil Aviation Authority of Israel told AFP he was not aware of any flight taking that course before. If negotiations were to resume, they needed to be about the core issues, not talks about talks, he said.
It also said the Palestinian cabinet called for more popular support for the prisoners who have been on hunger strike for 38 days. The status of Jerusalem is the subject of a longstanding US policy debate - and it showed during Trump's trip.
Moon took charge as the president of South Korea today, after the National Election Commission declared him victor yesterday. He has been cautious about the recent decision to deploy a controversial US anti-missile system in South Korea.
After a visit later Tuesday to the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem , he is due to give a speech at the Israel Museum. And earlier this month, Turkish President Recep Erdogan said it would be "extremely ill-advised" for Trump to move the embassy.
The company's My Ride 65 convertible vehicle seats failed a crash test run by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration . Expected to start July 17, the recall reportedly comes after the NHTSA discovered the webbing problem through a series of tests.
He did it with a three-pointer late in the third quarter - the first of a string of three straight from beyond the arc. With the unblemished Warriors waiting, James opted to douse them in accolades rather than cast any barbs.
It also said that the company lost $2.31 per share, though most of that was due to expenses related to stock-based compensation. The company added more users this quarter than it did during the fourth quarter of 2016, when it grew by just 5 million DAUs.
The Preakness was the first time Always Dreaming was running back on two weeks' rest; he had a five-week gap going into the Derby. It was the first career Triple Crown win for Brown. "He ran so hard in the Derby and today just wasn't his day", said Pletcher.
He earlier said that after Tabqa is secured, the forces will continue operations to "isolate and seize Raqqa ". For weeks, policymakers in Ankara had been waiting for President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's meeting with U.S.
Crosby took a nasty spill in the first period when he was slammed into the end boards head-first while he tangled with Carlson. Another stunning collapse -this one in five games- may have caused total reconstruction of the Capitals organization.
The private sector grew by 2.3 percent or 61,700 jobs, and the public sector increased by 2.6 percent, adding 14,800 jobs. The last time the USA unemployment rate was below 4.4. percent was when it was at 4.3 percent in May 2001, Gedney said.
The leaders agreed that the new French president would host the German and Polish leaders in France in August, the diplomat said. Charles Michel and he are indeed only two years apart, the first being 41 years old and the second being 39 years old.
Newark Liberty International Airport re-opened after an engine caught fire on a San Francisco-bound flight Tuesday night. Flight 1579 from Newark to San Francisco was scheduled to take off when officials said its engine caught fire.
Flynn's lawyers claimed an "escalating public frenzy" against the former aide justified declining the subpoena for his records. Brennan's testimony before the House intelligence committee on Tuesday comes one day after Mr.
Liu spoke to reporters after emergency Security Council consultations behind closed doors on the North's latest missile test. Under UN resolutions North Korea is barred from developing nuclear and ballistic missile technology.
Despite agreeing to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Comey declined to testify before the Judiciary Committee. The report said Comey wrote memos describing his interactions with Trump, which he believed were inappropriate.
Adele set her felled record in 2012 when she won awards including top artist, top female artist and top pop artist. This soaring anthem was the best-selling single of 1998 and won Dion three Billboard Music Awards back then.
And this is thought to have helped Mr Rouhani, who received close to 23 million votes out of the 40 million that were cast. Hashemitaba was among the first to predict an outright win for Rouhani as he offered his congratulations Saturday morning.
Given the trend of nostalgia and reboots, it should come to no surprise that the Terminator franchise will be receiving more life. Speaking to Screen in Cannes, [.] Schwarzenegger confirmed that he will star in a new Terminator film produced by James Cameron.
In the early to mid-20th century, Ringling, which merged with Barnum & Bailey in 1919, was a much-anticipated event. "It is sad that the show is closing because this is 'The Greatest Show on Earth , '" Evans said.