Air Force One arrived in the seaside resort town on Saturday afternoon. The two-day summit is taking place at one of the most unpredictable moments in Trump's tenure, with his public comments and decision-making increasingly erratic and acerbic of late.
Trump faces a wary reception from fellow world leaders. He's opened new points of tension with allies on trade, Iran and Russia. The summit is scheduled to kick off with a dinner Saturday night. The summit is expected to focus on economic issues and climate change, among other topics.
President Donald Trump heads into a summit with global economic powers confronting the consequences of his preference for going it alone in a polarized nation and an interconnected world.
The Group of Seven nations are gathering in a French beach resort town at one of the most unpredictable moments in Trump's tenure, with his public comments and decision-making increasingly erratic and acerbic of late.
Trump faces an icy reception on the world stage, where many challenges await.
With fears of a financial downturn spreading, Trump has ridiculed Germany for its economic travails. But he may well need German leader Angela Merkel (AHN'-geh-lah MEHR'-kuhl) and others to help blunt the force of China's newly aggressive tariffs on U.S. goods.