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Who Trump is taking to Davos

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Eight cabinet members are accompanying President Trump to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, next week, including Sec. Rex Tillerson, DHS Sec. Kirstjen Nielsen and Energy Sec. Rick Perry.

Why it matters: People who attend the Forum were pushed as "anathema to the nationalist, populist voters who put Trump in the White House" by former strategist Steve Bannon, Bloomberg reports. But Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, who is leading the delegation, said Thursday that they will be pushing an America-first agenda.

  • Mnuchin said the Forum isn't a "hangout for globalists," and that the cabinet members have "no interest in going over there and rubbing elbows with anybody. ... This trip is all business."
  • Other members of the delegation include Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner, Homeland Security adviser Thomas Bossert, and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer.