• China Jun 13

    After G-7, Biden Says He's Reestablishing US Credibility

    President Joe Biden says the U.S. has restored its presence on the world stage, as he has used his first overseas trip to connect with a new generation of leaders from some of the world’s most powerful countries and more closely unite allies around addressing the COVID-19 pandemic and China’s trade and labor practices

  • G-7 Jun 13

    G-7 Leaders Agree on Vaccines, China and Taxing Corporations

    Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy nations have staked their claim to leading the world out of the coronavirus pandemic and other crises

  • President Biden Jun 12

    Biden Sells G-7 on Global Tax, But U.S. Congress Is a Hurdle

    President Joe Biden might have persuaded some of the world’s largest economies to hike taxes on corporations

  • G-7 Jun 5

    G-7 Back Steps to Deter Tax Dodging by Multinational Firms

    The Group of Seven wealthy democracies have agreed to support a global minimum corporate tax of at least 15% to deter multinational companies from avoiding taxes by stashing profits in low-rate countries

  • Group of 7 Mar 26, 2020

    G-7 Foreign Ministers Spar Over Coronavirus Amid Pandemic

    Foreign ministers from the Group of 7 leading industrialized democracies have sparred over whether to call out China as the source of the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Donald Trump Oct 21, 2019

    Trump Blames ‘Phony Emoluments Clause' for Scrapped Plan to Host G-7 at His Miami Resort

    President Donald Trump on Monday defended his original decision to host the 2020 G-7 summit of world leaders at his private resort in Miami, blaming what he called the “phony” emoluments clause of the U.S. Constitution for his abrupt reversal, NBC News reported. “You people with this phony emoluments clause,” Trump told reporters at the White House during a Cabinet...

  • Donald Trump Oct 21, 2019

    Mulvaney's Missteps Draw Scrutiny From Trump Allies

    For Mick Mulvaney, the hits just keep on coming. First, President Donald Trump’s acting chief of staff stirred up a tempest by acknowledging that the administration had held up aid to Ukraine in part to prod that country to investigate Democrats and the 2016 elections. Then Mulvaney went on television Sunday to defend his boss in effusive terms — and...

  • Donald Trump Oct 21, 2019

    White House: Summit at Trump Property Would Look ‘Lousy'

    President Donald Trump dropped plans to hold an international summit at his Doral resort in Florida after realizing “it looks lousy” to steer business to his own property, his acting chief of staff said Sunday. Mick Mulvaney said Trump was “honestly surprised by the level of pushback” against his choice of Doral for next year’s Group of Seven gathering. He...

  • Donald Trump Oct 20, 2019

    Analysis: Confronted by Impeachment, Trump Adds to the Chaos

    The impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump has thrust Washington into a political crisis. And Trump keeps adding to the chaos. In the four weeks since House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., launched the investigation, Trump has taken steps that have drawn more criticism, not less, repeatedly testing the loyalty of his stalwart Republican allies. His actions have both intensified the...

  • Donald Trump Oct 18, 2019

    Mulvaney: Withholding Military Aid to Ukraine Was Linked to Probe of Democrats

    The White House acknowledged Thursday that President Donald Trump’s decision to hold up military aid to Ukraine was linked to his demand that Kyiv investigate the Democratic National Committee and the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign, a shifting new explanation about events at the heart of the impeachment inquiry. The admission from acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney undercut the president’s...

  • Donald Trump Oct 17, 2019

    White House: US to Host Next G-7 Summit at Trump National Doral Miami

    The White House said Thursday it has chosen President Donald Trump’s golf resort near Miami as the site for next year’s Group of Seven summit. The announcement to hold the event at Trump National Doral comes at the same time the president has accused Joe Biden’s family of profiting from public office because of Hunter Biden’s business activities in Ukraine...

  • Donald Trump Oct 17, 2019

    G-7 to Be Held at Trump Doral Resort in 2020

    Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney announced on Thursday that the G-7 summit will be held at President Donald Trump’s National Doral Resort in Florida from June 10 through June 12, 2020. When reporters asked about how selecting a Trump property could have the appearance of a conflict of interest, Mulvaney said the president believed benefits of hosting…

  • Donald Trump Sep 7, 2019

    Moving Beyond Mueller, Democrats Focus on Trump's Properties

    Casting their Trump nets beyond the special counsel’s Russia report, House Democrats are demanding information about the spending of taxpayer money at the president’s hotels and properties. They’re seeing violations of the U.S. Constitution that some think could bolster the case for his impeachment. There have been “multiple efforts” by President Donald Trump and administration officials to spend federal money...

  • Donald Trump Sep 1, 2019

    Fact Check: Trump's Swipe at Puerto Rico, G-7 Comments

    President Donald Trump presented a distorted picture of the auto industry, told a fanciful story about Iran duping Barack Obama and took a misinformed swipe at Puerto Rico just as its residents braced for a catastrophe that didn’t come. A look at some statements by Trump and his team during a week bookended by the Group of Seven summit and...

  • Donald Trump Aug 29, 2019

    House Panel to Investigate Trump's Plan to Host G-7 Summit at His Doral Resort

    The House Judiciary Committee announced on Wednesday plans to investigate President Donald Trump’s proposal to hold the 2020 G-7 meeting at his Trump National Doral Miami Golf Resort, NBC News reported.. “The President’s personal financial interests are clearly shaping decisions about official U.S. government activities, and this is precisely the type of risk that the Constitution’s Emoluments Clauses were intended...

  • Facebook Aug 27, 2019

    Bolsonaro Demands Macron Apologize Before Accepting Amazon Aid

    Brazil insisted on Tuesday that it would set conditions for accepting any aid from the world’s richest nations to help fight Amazon fires, saying France couldn’t protect the Notre Dame Cathedral from fire devastation and should focus on its own problems. The increasingly personal feud between Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and French leader Emmanuel Macron threatened to derail a pledge...

  • Donald Trump Aug 27, 2019

    ‘No Bedbugs at Doral': Trump Defends Florida Club He Wants for G7

    President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday that his golf resort near Miami does not have bedbugs, a defense that comes a day after he promoted the club as a possible site for next year’s Group of Seven summit, NBC News reported. “No bedbugs at Doral,” the president wrote of the 800-acre Trump National Doral Miami. “The Radical Left Democrats, upon hearing...

  • Donald Trump Aug 27, 2019

    Fact Check: Trump's Mistold Tale of Obama and Iran

    President Donald Trump on Monday assailed the Obama administration for being hoodwinked by Iran, making his case with a frequently told and false story about the U.S. giving billions of dollars to Tehran. In an extended news conference with French President Emmanuel Macron and other remarks at the G-7 summit, Trump also asserted inaccurately that the U.S. has the cleanest...

  • Donald Trump Aug 26, 2019

    Trump on Profiting From Presidency: ‘I Don't Care About Making Money'

    When asked about his idea of hosting next year’s G7 summit at his Miami golf resort, Trump denied he’s profiting off the presidency. “We haven’t found anything that’s even close to competing with it,” he told reporters from the G7 meeting in Biarritz, France.

  • Donald Trump Aug 26, 2019

    Trump Sends Mixed Messages to China on Trade War

    Injecting fresh uncertainty at a time of global economic jitters, President Donald Trump sent mixed messages Sunday on the U.S.-China trade war as leaders at a global summit pushed the unpredictable American president to ease frictions over tariffs and cooperate on other geopolitical challenges. Trump’s head-snapping comments at the Group of Seven summit about his escalating trade fight with China...

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