Trump scraps news conference 'out of respect' for Bushes

United States President Donald Trump arrives for the G20 Leader's Summit group photo inside the Costa Salguero Center in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Nov. 30, 2018. Photo: Andres Martinez Casares/Pool via AP
United States President Donald Trump arrives for the G20 Leader's Summit group photo inside the Costa Salguero Center in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Nov. 30, 2018.

December 01, 2018 10:06 AM

President Donald Trump is cancelling a planned news conference at the Group of 20 summit in Argentina Saturday, "out of respect for the Bush Family" after death of former President George H.W. Bush.

In a tweet, Trump says he was "very much looking forward" to speaking with the news media before leaving the summit in Buenos Aires "because we have had such great success in our dealing with various countries and their leaders at the G20."

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