(BLOOMBERG) — President Donald Trump, the populist self-proclaimed champion of trade protection and the forgotten people, plans to go to the annual meeting of world financial and economic elite in Davos, Switzerland, later this month.
The gathering at an Alpine ski resort is a redoubt of globalist, free-trade thinking starkly at odds with Trump’s worldview. It is a regular stomping ground for Trump nemeses such as international investor George Soros.
Trump would be the first sitting U.S. president to attend the meeting of bankers, corporate chiefs, academics and investors since Bill Clinton in January 2000.
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