Latest G-7 Summit News

House lawmakers oppose Russia's return to G7 summits

Dec. 3, 2019 8:01 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House signaled its opposition Tuesday to allowing Russia to resume attending summits of the Group of Seven nations. The House passed a resolution in a bipartisan vote of 339-71 that supports Russia's previous expulsion from the annual gathering. Russia had been invited to attend the...

Trump says 2020 G7 summit will be held at Camp David retreat

Dec. 3, 2019 3:44 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday he’ll host next year’s Group of Seven summit at the Camp David presidential retreat, a second choice he's reluctantly embracing after being pressured into nixing plans to host the gathering at one of his private Florida resorts. The White...

Email shows Trump’s property not among original G-7 sites

Nov. 15, 2019 9:57 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A newly released email shows President Donald Trump’s private golf resort near Miami was not among the original sites to be considered to host a major international summit next year. Trump had claimed in August that his Trump National Doral had emerged as a top contender for the...

RNC to hold winter meetings at Trump National Doral

Nov. 14, 2019 8:24 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican National Committee confirmed Thursday it would hold its winter meetings at Trump National Doral, bringing business to one of the president’s struggling properties. The news comes weeks after President Donald Trump canceled plans to host next year’s Group of...

Trump blasts critics who pushed him to cancel G-7 at Doral

Oct. 21, 2019 6:43 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump lashed out Monday at critics who prompted him to move next year's Group of Seven summit from his golf club in Florida, saying "Democrats went crazy" with criticisms that he would have violated the "phony emoluments clause" of the Constitution. "I was willing to do...

Mulvaney getting second-guessed over his defense of Trump

Oct. 21, 2019 9:39 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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...

Mayor Barrett invites Trump to hold G-7 summit in Milwaukee

Oct. 21, 2019 6:58 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Mayor Tom Barrett is inviting President Donald Trump to host next year's international Group of Seven summit in Milwaukee after Trump dropped plans to hold the meeting at his Doral resort in Florida. The Democratic mayor said in a letter to the president Sunday that Wisconsin has...

Mulvaney's missteps draw scrutiny from Trump allies

Oct. 20, 2019 11:33 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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...

White House: Summit at Trump property would look 'lousy'

Oct. 20, 2019 5:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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"...

Trump drops plan to host G-7 at Doral

Oct. 20, 2019 12:08 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Responding to stinging criticism, President Donald Trump on Saturday abruptly reversed his plan to hold the next Group of Seven world leaders' meeting at his Doral, Florida, golf resort next year. Trump announced a rare backtrack Saturday night after facing accusations that he was using...