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Davos was once held up by the Trump campaign as an example of what was wrong with Hillary Clinton's Democratic party. Former President Bill Clinton attended the forum in 2000, but former Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush did not attend the meetings during the time they were in the White House.

'The president welcomes opportunities to advance his America First agenda with world leaders, ' White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said.

Last year President Xi Jinping became the first Chinese leader to address the conference, arguing for the protection of free trade at a time when the Trump administration was pledging to erect more trade barriers.

Sanders said that Trump would defend his agenda while participating in the forum of global elites.

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In a separate statement, Klaus Schwab, the founder of the forum, said Trump would offer a "direct perspective" on the U.S.'s priorities and that the president would be accompanied by key Cabinet ministers and US lawmakers.

Trump did not attend last January's conference - it conflicted with his inauguration.

Trump goes to Davos after backing out of a Pacific Rim trade agreement and repudiating the Paris Climate accord.

The annual economic forum takes place in the resort town of Davos high in the Swiss Alps, bringing together more than 2,500 members of the global elite in what has been described as the world's most high-powered networking event.

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