"Expect a contentious G7 amid Trump’s escalating trade battle" PBS NewsHour 6/7/2018
SUMMARY: Diplomatic pleasantries on Thursday didn’t mask the widening rift between the U.S. and its closest allies over new tariffs that threaten to spark a trade war. Yamiche Alcindor joins Judy Woodruff to offer a preview of the G7 Summit in Canada.
"Trump keeps G7 attendance short at tense summit" PBS NewsHour 6/8/2018
Where Trump attempts to pay back his debt to Putin by saying Russia should be reinstated as a member. After all, Putin got Trump elected.
SUMMARY: The Group of Seven convened their Canadian summit in an atmosphere of argument over President Trump's trade demands. Before arriving, Trump had argued that Russia should return to the G7. At the summit, a suddenly canceled meeting with the French President Emmanuel Macron reflected the wider tensions between the allies. Yamiche Alcindor joins Judy Woodruff from Quebec.