U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin defended the policy Wednesday in Davos, claiming "America First does mean working with the rest of the world" and the president "absolutely" supports free and fair trade, USA Today reported. Cohn and McMaster both laid out the president's schedule for the conference, which includes a speech and dinner with the heads of European companies to encourage investment in the USA economy.
But the country's foreign minister, Kang Kyung-Wha, said Thursday that while "disappointed" by the USA stance, it won't affect Seoul's wider security alliance with America.
Meanwhile, senior US officials hit back on Wednesday against suggestions that Donald Trump's "America First" agenda was hurting globalization and trade, setting an aggressive tone ahead of the USA president's visit to the World Economic Forum. "We have great respect for everything you're doing and we love your country". Trump said he and May had a "really great relationship", although some people didn't necessarily believe that.
"The message of our industrial strategy to the world is clear: Britain will be one of the best places in the world in which to start and grow a business", she said.
President Donald Trump arrived in Switzerland on Thursday, where he'll meet global players and heads of state two weeks after he reportedly used a vulgar word to describe African nations. "We have the same ideas, the same ideals", he said before turning to speak to May directly.
Brown Out As PC Leader
One woman, who's now 29 years old, said Brown propositioned her during a tour of his home while she was still in high school. Two women have accused him of sexual misconduct when they were teenagers. "We have therefore resigned our positions".
Emmanuel Macron: 'France is back at the core of Europe'
As Mr Macron has embraced moving France away from coal, the Trump administration has committed to going in the opposite direction. A former banker, Macron is a darling of Davos - the antithesis to Trump.
African jazz legend Hugh Masekela dies aged 78
Masekela's family will on Wednesday hold a media briefing and release the details of his memorial and funeral services. With other schoolmates, Masekela joined the newly formed Huddleston Jazz Band, South Africa's first youth orchestra.
Trump also drew fire from political leaders in Britain in November after re-tweeting propaganda by a fringe far-right British political group.
May was the first foreign leader to visit the Trump White House after Trump was inaugurated.
Tensions bubbled over in November when Trump retweeted anti-Muslim videos from a United Kingdom far-right group.
Trump, Cohn told reporters Tuesday, will "make it clear that there can not be free and open trade if countries are not held accountable to the rules".
Additionally, the article reports that May's team now regrets their "nightmare" decision to extend to Trump the offer of a state visit.