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A Sober Trump Reassures the Davos Elite

January 26, 2018
Peter Baker | The New York Times
President Trump reassured the world’s political and financial leaders on Friday that his “America First” agenda was not a rejection of international cooperation, but he insisted that cross-border trade had to be made fairer and vowed to take action against predatory practices.
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Trump wants to talk taxes in Davos. But the rest of the world is less enthusiastic

January 26, 2018
Ylan Mui | CNBC
The overhaul of America's tax code is being met with consternation abroad, as foreign leaders face growing pressure to slash their own tax rates and warn that key provisions in the new U.S. law could violate international treaties.
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Trump pushes 'America First' in Davos in wake of report he tried to fire Mueller

January 26, 2018
Jeff Zeleny, Kevin Liptak | CNN
President Donald Trump on Friday pushed his "America First" message abroad as news broke at home that he had tried to fire the special counsel investigating him.
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Trump "looking forward" to speaking with special counsel

January 25, 2018
Margaret Brennan | CBS News
President Trump is about to take center stage at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. But his off-the-cuff comments Wednesday about cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller are hovering in the background.
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'America No Longer Matters.' Davos Isn't Worried About President Trump

January 25, 2018
Molly Ball | TIME
Much like the secret infrastructure of money and power that makes the world go round, the Swiss Alps were imposing but nearly invisible as the world’s financial, political and intellectual leaders gathered in Davos. An epic 6-ft. snowstorm had snarled the Jan. 22 opening of the World Economic Forum.
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Syrians with temporary U.S. protection brace for Trump decision

January 25, 2018
Yeganeh Torbati | Reuters
Targeted by the Syrian government after providing humanitarian supplies to civilians fleeing air strikes, Mohammad Alala and his wife escaped in 2012, eventually obtaining student visas to enter the United States.
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In Davos, a Club Trump Has Revered and Resented Finally Opens Its Doors

January 24, 2018
Peter Baker | The New York Times
By any measure, he made a lot of money, the kid from Queens, maybe not as much as he boasted, but a fortune. And yet the chip on his shoulder was at least as big as his bank account. Never accepted, never respected, he remained on the outside pressing his nose against the window of the club of elites he both revered and resented.
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Pence moves up timing for Jerusalem embassy move

January 22, 2018
Margaret Brennan | CBS News
Vice President Mike Pence addressed the Israeli Knesset, or parliament, on Monday, strongly reaffirming the United States' unwavering commitment to its Middle Eastern ally and lauding his boss, President Donald Trump, for righting "a 70-year wrong" with his contentious decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital city of the Jewish state.
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