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Sat Nov 21, 2020, 05:12 PM

President Trump makes brief appearance at Group of 20, but skips pandemic meeting.

Source: nytimes



In an alternate universe where there was no coronavirus pandemic, President Trump might have been ending his presidency by attending the Group of 20 summit in the same city he visited on his first foreign trip as president: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Instead, the coronavirus has turned the global meeting into a V.I.P. webinar — and left the president to pursue his more regular weekend routine, tweeting and going to the golf course.

On Saturday, Mr. Trump briefly participated in a virtual Group of 20 summit from the Situation Room. But he was not listed as a participant at a sideline event at the conference on “Pandemic Preparedness and Response.” Speakers at the event included Emmanuel Macron, the president of France, and Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany.

Instead, Mr. Trump continued the postelection weekend routine he has settled into. He sends out a tweet with a new, empty promise of “fraud” revelations and then heads to his Virginia golf course. It was the third weekend in a row that he has done so......................................

Read more: https://www.nytimes.com/live/2020/11/21/us/joe-biden-trump#president-trump-makes-brief-appearance-at-group-of-20-but-skips-pandemic-meeting









President Trump at the Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Va., on Saturday. The president has played golf every weekend since Election Day.Credit...Manuel Balce Ceneta/Associated Press

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Reply President Trump makes brief appearance at Group of 20, but skips pandemic meeting. (Original post)
riversedge Saturday OP
mpcamb Saturday #1
Codifer Saturday #2
niyad Saturday #4
Retrograde Saturday #3
niyad Saturday #5
Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Saturday #6

Response to riversedge (Original post)

Sat Nov 21, 2020, 05:15 PM

1. Trump ... skips pandemic meeting. Hell, yeah! We're in first place! Start the chant! WE're #1!!

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His disastrous administration put us first in the world. It's shameful. It's horrifying.
U.S. 255,052
Country Reported deaths New deaths in last 7 days Change in daily deaths in last 7 days
U.S.--------- 255,052---- 10,140--------- 29%
Brazil------- 168,613----- 2,955---------- 14%
India-------- 132,726---- 3,538--------- 14%
Mexico------ 100,823---- 2,564--------- -7%
Britain------ 54,721------ 2,863--------- 4%
Italy-------- 49,26------ 4,578--------- 22%
France------ 48,341----- 5,741--------- 141%
Iran--------- 44,327----- 3,293--------- 3%
Spain------- 42,619----- 1,850--------- -4%
Argentina--- 36,790----- 1,483--------- -11%

This should be a front page lead in every paper in the USA!

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Sat Nov 21, 2020, 05:25 PM

2. I have probably gone 'round the bend....

but grasping for good news for a change, I automatically unscrambled "webinar" to "winebar". Somehow sounded better.

Cheers

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Response to Codifer (Reply #2)

Sat Nov 21, 2020, 06:55 PM

4. Works for me!

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Sat Nov 21, 2020, 05:33 PM

3. He's already had Covid - why should he listen to anything about it?

He's now the world expert on the virus, what can he possibly learn from anyone else? It's not like he's going to do anything about it!

FORE!

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Sat Nov 21, 2020, 06:57 PM

5. I am guessing that most of the others were grateful for his non-participation. It is not as if he ha

anything useful to contribute anyway.

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Sat Nov 21, 2020, 07:58 PM

6. Why do America's business when you can play golf

Trump's just proving what a loser he is.

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