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What Will Donald Trump Find in Davos?

No U.S. president has attended the Alpine confab in almost two decades. Trump’s reception could be as chilly as the weather.
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The White House stunned the political and business worlds yesterday by announcing that President Donald Trump will attend the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland later this month—the first time an American president has done so since Bill Clinton, in 2000. For Trump, who was elected on a promise to wrest control of policymaking from precisely the kind of “elites” who gather in the Alpine village, it’s a surprising decision to say the least. Here’s a rundown of some of the big questions surrounding his trip:

The WEF hasn’t yet released the guest list, but if past years are any guide the event will attract a who’s-who of business, finance, and policymaking. Past regulars include the likes of JP Morgan Chase & Co. Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. founder Jack Ma, and IMF chief Christine Lagarde.