May Joins Trump, Macron in Dumping Davos Amid Problems at Home

May Joins Trump, Macron in Dumping Davos Amid Problems at Home, by Simon Kennedy.

British Prime Minister Theresa May became the latest leader to cancel a trip to next week’s annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, forced to stay home by the need to address domestic political drama. …

President Donald Trump canceled his visit because of the U.S. government shutdown. French President Emmanuel Macron is also not attending after weeks of protests against his reform program. …

Some leaders are still making the trip, including Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro.