Pikachus and Kate Middleton win the day at G-7, obviously

Pikachus and Kate Middleton win the day at G-7, obviously

You know what they say: give Pikachu and Kate Middleton an inch, and they’ll win the news cycle. Let’s get down to business. What was today’s most memorable summit moment? The line of the day was, after the family photo of leaders, Merkel urging Johnson to move ahead, telling him “you are the leader.” Steady! The top-line announcement of one billion jabs and a plan to vaccinate the world by the end of next year hardly set the G-7 alight — lots of questions about both the speed and scale of the proposal. The word is we will be getting a fair bit more than just the billion jab announcement this weekend, stay tuned! Greetings from Biden world, where I was traveling with the president today. The moment that got the most attention by the small group of White House journalists I was with today was when Biden and Marcon wrapped their arms around each other and walked along the St. Ives Bay toward the start of the summit. They had never met before but they seemed to engage in …
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