Trump arrives at Davos summit
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Armed with his “America First” philosophy, President Donald Trump arrived in Switzerland today to tout his economic agenda and lure foreign investment at a global summit that stresses free trade and international cooperation.
Trump arrived in Zurich ahead of schedule and immediately boarded a U.S. helicopter for the flight to Davos, where the World Economic Forum is taking place.
While the president is expected to declare that the United States is open for business, the protectionist-leaning president’s attendance at the annual gathering for free-trade-loving political and business elites has raised eyebrows. His decision to sign new tariffs boosting American manufacturers this week has prompted fresh concerns about his nationalist tendencies.