• Trump Wants Russia Back In G-7

    14 days ago - By NPR

    As he departed the White House for Canada and this weekend's summit of leading economic powers, President Trump said Moscow should be readmitted to the club.
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  • Trump: Russia Should Be Allowed Back Into G-8 Bloc

    Trump: Russia Should Be Allowed Back Into G-8 Bloc

    14 days ago - By Fortune

    President Donald Trump said Russia should be allowed back into the G-8 bloc, adding another potential friction point to an-already fraught summit starting Friday with allies in Canada.
    "Russia should be in this meeting," Trump told reporters in Washington as he left the White House. "Why are we having a meeting without Russia being in the meeting?”
    "Whether you like it or not, and it may not be politically correct, but we have a world to run, and in the G-7 which used to be the G-8, they threw Russia out," he said. "They should let Russia come back in because we should have Russia at the...
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  • There are some clear reasons why Trump would want Putin back in the G7

    There are some clear reasons why Trump would want Putin back in the G7

    14 days ago - By Business Insider

    Why does Donald Trump want Vladimir Putin readmitted to the G7 summit, making it the G8? Here are a few thoughts:
    Russia was expelled from the G8 during Barack Obama's presidency, and Trump likes undoing whatever Obama did.
    But the bigger issue is this: Democratically elected leaders face domestic political constraints that make it difficult for them to flatter Trump in the way autocrats like Putin or China's Xi Jinping can do at a summit.
    Canada's Justin Trudeau and France's Emmanuel Macron have gotten more publicly critical of Trump in recent days. This is a preview of the very...
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  • Trump says Russia should be let back into the G7

    Trump says Russia should be let back into the G7

    14 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump said Russia should be readmitted to the G7.
    His comment came before heading to the group's latest meeting in Canada.
    "And in the G7, which used to be the the G8, they threw Russia out, they should let Russia come back in because we should have Russia at the negotiating table," Trump said.
    Russia was kicked out of the G8 in 2014 after its annexation of Crimea.
    President Donald Trump said Russia should be readmitted to the G7, despite the country being kicked out of the international cooperative over its annexation of the Crimean peninsula.
    "Russia should be in this...
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