Trump Pulls U.S. From Climate Accord; Ask the Mayor; Albany Politics; Lyme Disease

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President Donald Trump speaks about the US role in the Paris climate change accord in the Rose Garden, Thursday, June 1, 2017, in Washington.

Coming up on today's show:

  • Matt Zapotosky, who covers the Justice Department for the Washington Post's National Security team, with the latest news from the Russia investigations;
  • New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio takes your calls;
  • Andrew Revkin, senior reporter for climate and related issues at ProPublica, talks about the environmental implications of President Trump’s decision to withdraw America from the Paris Climate Accord;
  • WNYC Albany reporter Fred Mogul and Rachel Silberstein, state government reporter for Gotham Gazette, on Albany government's renewed push to reunite the Democratic Party in the Senate, including charges of improper payments of "lulus" to breakaway IDC members;
  • Rebecca Young, nurse who mans the "tick help line" at Southampton Hospital's Tick-Borne Disease Resource Center, offers tips on how to prevent a tick bite, how to check for ticks and what to do if you find one on yourself, plus symptoms for Lyme and other tick-borne diseases.