Trump certainly knows how to reshuffle the cards. Having been under fire from the entire West, on the brink of not attending the summit, he pulls this one.
Perhaps he should just stay home to watch Fox news and let Putin take his place.
It'll be painful, but perhaps I have to change into the Trump camp.
Trump says Russia should be at G7 meeting
“You know, whether you like it or not, and it may not be politically correct, but we have a world to run and the G7, which used to be the G8, they threw Russia out, they can let Russia come back in, because we should have Russia at the negotiating table,” he told reporters before leaving Washington.
And Italy's new PM backs Trump on re-admitting Russia into the G7
“I agree with President (Trump). Russia should be re-admitted into the G8. It is in the interests of everyone,” Conte said in a tweet from Canada where he is due to make his international debut as Italian leader at a summit of world power leaders.