July 07, 2017

Don’t Expect Much From Trump at the G20 Summit

By Rachel Rizzo

After months of public disagreements with world leaders, U.S. President Donald Trump walked into the lion’s den Friday as the G20 summit got underway in Hamburg, Germany. To make matters more difficult, the theme for the summit is “Shaping an interconnected world,” and on the docket for discussion are issues of economic stability, enhancing sustainability into a shared future, and a push for responsible development. The theme seems to run counter to Trump’s longstanding message of “America first,” and the agenda items aren’t at the top of the president’s to-do list. So what should be expected from Trump in terms of U.S. thought leadership over the next two days of the summit? The answer is simple: not much.

Read the full piece on Fortune.

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