Would you go to a summit / conference knowing how much snickering would be going on behind your back?won't concede
doesn't want to do the job
blew off G20 summit to go golfing
as this was the stated agenda
can't say I'm surprised that the summit didn't interest him:
to pull countries together to combat Covid-19, accelerate testing, treatment and vaccines for all,
while helping poor nations cope with the pandemic's economic impact
quote from the host, Saudi's Minister of Investment, Khalid al-Falih.
"When the world needed leadership [to combat Covid-19] there was none," he said. The G20 had stepped up because some nations "turned inwards towards nationalism."
don't let the door hit you on the way out
Trump got laughed at when he addressed the UN. He replied "I didn't expect that." His ego couldn't handle the truth a second time and this time he knows what to expect.
He needs yes-men. If his financial situation is as bad as it's painted even yes-men will slip out the back door.