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Joe Biden unexpectedly skips gala dinner at G-20 summit, retires to hotel

President Biden unexpectedly skipped Tuesday’s gala dinner at the G-20 summit in Bali, Indonesia, and returned to his hotel room for the night.

It’s unclear why Biden decided to reschedule at the last minute at the end of the all-day meeting.

A White House official stressed that Mr. Biden had no coronavirus, but offered little explanation for the sudden move. The official said the president had spent an entire day in the meeting and had to pay attention to a few things, but beyond stressing that “nothing is urgent” to get Biden’s attention. I didn’t elaborate.

The official added that Biden plans to resume his normal schedule on Wednesday.

The president tested negative for COVID on Monday night, according to the White House.

Biden held several meetings on Tuesday, including with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Indonesian President Joko Widodo and Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni.



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