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President Donald Trump talks to reporters as he departs the White House in Washington, DC.

Trump may have made up ‘high-level’ Chinese phone calls at the G7 summit to boost jolted markets

"We were called and we're going to start very shortly to negotiate," Trump said. But China said the calls never happened.
U.S. President Donald Trump.

US spies say Trump’s G7 performance suggests he’s either a ‘Russian asset’ or a ‘useful idiot’ for Putin

"President Trump's behavior over the weekend was a new low," an FBI agent, one of six intel veterans who raised concerns about Trump, told Insider.
A composite image showing some of the Amazon burning in Brazil on August 21, 2019, and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro in March.

Brazil’s president said he would accept $20 million from the G7 to tackle the Amazon fires, but only if Emmanuel Macron apologizes for calling h...

French President Macron called Jair Bolsonaro rude after he appeared to endorse a Facebook post mocking the age gap between Macron and his wife.

Russia came out the winner of this year’s G7 summit despite being kicked out, and Trump looked like ‘Putin’s puppet’

Russia celebrated Trump's defense of Putin, and one lawmaker said Trump's actions were "embarrassing" and made him look "like Putin's puppet."

Trump derailed a meeting with G7 leaders when he insisted Russia should be readmitted to the group and everyone slapped him down

President Donald Trump reportedly derailed a meeting with G7 leaders on Saturday evening after he insisted on Russia's readmittance.
An aerial view of a tract of the Amazon jungle burning as it is being cleared by loggers and farmers on August 23, 2019.

Brazil rejected a $20 million donation from the G7 to fight the Amazon fires, calling the gesture ‘colonialist and imperialist’

The rejection came as Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro feuded with French President Emmanuel Macron over the correct response to the crisis.
US President Donald Trump and North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un talk before a meeting in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) on June 30, 2019, in Panmunjom, Korea.

Trump said Melania has ‘gotten to know’ Kim Jong Un. Shortly after, the White House said they’ve never actually met

The White House said that while First Lady Melania Trump "hasn't met" with Kim Jong Un, the president "feels like she's gotten to know him too."
US President Donald Trump (2nd L) and Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson (2nd R) attend a working breakfast in Biarritz, south-west France on August 25, 2019, on the second day of the annual G7 Summit attended by the leaders of the world's seven richest democracies, Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States.

Trump’s G7 performance shows how he’s living in a totally different reality and isolating the US from the rest of the world

Trump made a number of misleading claims about issues and relationships with other world leaders that show the US is becoming increasingly isolated.

Trump never made it to the G7 climate meeting, and world leaders say they are giving up on bringing the US back into the Paris accords

President Trump was conspicuously absent from the G7 meeting on climate change. His aides attended instead.
President Donald Trump meets German Chancellor Angela Merkel for bilateral talks during the G7 summit in Biarritz, France, August 26, 2019.

Trump suggested hosting the next G7 at one of his Florida resorts, which could violate the Constitution

"They love the location of the hotel," Trump said about his golf resort near Miami's airport during a bilateral meeting with German's chancellor.