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Trump to participate in virtual G-20 summit amid coronavirus surge | TheHill

President Trump Donald John TrumpRomney on Trump election tactics: ‘Difficult to imagine a worse, more undemocratic action’ by president New York expands Trump tax fraud investigations to include writeoffs: report Biden promises federal government will pay for National Guard coronavirus work: ‘That should be paid for’ MORE will appear at the virtual Group of 20 (G-20) summit this weekend, the White House announced, as global leaders grapple with surging coronavirus cases around the world.

Trump will participate in the summit on both Saturday and Sunday, according to a schedule released by the White House on Friday night. It’s unclear what events the president will participate in exactly.

The summit for the group, made up of 19 leading world economies and the European Union, moved online this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Saudi Arabia’s King Salman will chair the summit, which was originally set to take place in Riyadh.

Trump’s appearance at the summit comes as he refuses to accept President-elect Joe Biden Joe BidenRomney on Trump election tactics: ‘Difficult to imagine a worse, more undemocratic action’ by president Biden promises federal government will pay for National Guard coronavirus work: ‘That should be paid for’ House committee chairs demand briefing from GSA head on presidential transition MORE’s victory in the election earlier this month and as his campaign seeks to overturn the results.

The president has made few appearances since the Nov. 3 election, with his most recent public remarks focusing on touting the administration’s coronavirus vaccine efforts and announcing actions aimed at lowering the price of prescription drugs.

During remarks in the White House Rose Garden last Friday, Trump said that his administration would not advocate a national lockdown to stem the spread of coronavirus and seemingly pushed back on the incoming Biden administration implementing any such restriction. Read from source….