- President Donald Trump was noticeably absent from a coronavirus meeting with this year's G20 Summit world leaders.
- CNN reported that leaders from Germany, France, South Korea, and Argentina were scheduled to participate in the event.
- But Trump was noticeably absent and White House pool reporters said during a meeting focused on coronavirus preparedness Trump had arrived at one of his golf courses.
- The United States, with more than 11.9 million cases and 255,000 deaths, makes up the largest share of global coronavirus cases.
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While world leaders met on Saturday to discuss preparation efforts to contain and alleviate the coronavirus pandemic in the next few months, President Donald Trump appeared to be golfing.
CNN reported that leaders from Germany, France, South Korea, and Argentina were scheduled to participate in the event. But noticeably absent was Trump, the leader of the country making up the largest share of confirmed coronavirus cases and deaths in the world.
Leaders met to "foster international cooperation and to find solutions that protect people's lives and livelihoods," CNN reported.
The G20 Summit is the main event on Trump's Saturday schedule, starting from 8 a.m. ET with no end time listed.
But during a meeting focused on coronavirus preparedness, White House pool reporters said Trump had arrived at one of his golf courses.
—Garrett Haake (@GarrettHaake) November 21, 2020