Trump in France for G-7 Summit Where Consensus Is Unlikely

Posted on August 24, 2019 8:46 am

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U.S. President Donald Trump was in Biarritz, France, on Saturday to attend the Group of Seven summit, a meeting of the leaders of the world’s major industrialized countries. 

French President Emmanuel Macron welcomed Trump and other leaders at Phare de Biarritz, a mid-19th-century lighthouse with panoramic views of the French coast, where they dined on Basque specialties concocted with the help of local chef Cedric Bechade. The menu included an appetizer of piperade followed by marmitako, a stew made with bluefin tuna caught by hand in the nearby fishing town of Saint-Jean-de-Luz.

That was the second meal Trump shared with Macron in Biarritz, despite his threats to tax