Trump protestors in the UK are getting ready for President visit

Saul Bowman
July 16, 2018

Asked about Trump's comments, May said: "We're delivering on the vote of the British people to take back control of our money, our laws and our borders".

However, the convention-shredding president had ignored diplomatic niceties ahead of touching down for the four-day visit - his first to Britain since taking power - by rebuking his beleaguered host as she struggles over Brexit.

The Sun said its interview with Trump was conducted in Brussels, where the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit was held earlier in the week.

First lady Melania Trump pulled out all the stops and truly dressed to impress as she and President Trump made their way to a black-tie dinner hosted by Prime Minister Theresa May at Blenheim Palace on Thursday evening. Just make sure we can trade together.

"The spirit of friendship and cooperation between our countries, our leaders and our people, that most special of relationships, has a long and proud history", she said, adding that the United States was "not just the closest of allies but the dearest of friends".

He told The Sun Mrs May's plan would affect trade "unfortunately in a negative way". "I don't know (if) that is what they voted for", he added.

The president used a press conference in Brussels to described the United Kingdom as a "hot spot right now with a lot of resignations" and dismissed the Prime Minister's Chequers plan on the next stage of Brexit. "I actually told Theresa May how to do it but she didn't agree, she didn't listen to me", he said.

He added that "it seems to be turning a little differently where they seem to be getting partially backed involved with European Union".

"I think they like me in the UK".


May suffered a series of high profileresignations from her cabinet this week over the plan, including the former Brexit secretary David Davis and the former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson.

The balloon, which depicts the American leader as an angry infant wearing a nappy and clutching a mobile phone, is meant to be a symbol for all those campaigning against Mr Trump's controversial policies.

"I think he's got what it takes, and I think he's got the right attitude to be a great prime minister". "I would describe it as a love fest between the President of the United States and the British Prime Minister, in terms of their two countries", Ruddy said in an interview with CNN's Chris Cuomo on "Cuomo Prime Time". "I think he's got what it takes".

Outside the mansion, near Oxford to the northwest of London, a couple of thousand demonstrators lined the road and booed Trump's arrival.

Some carried placards saying "Special Relationship?" Marchers gathered in central London before walking through the centre of the city to Parliament - where earlier the 20-foot (six meter) baby blimp hovered overhead. Anti-Trump protesters lined the road up to the building, but it is unlikely the Trumps - who arrived via helicopter - saw them.

"U.K. and US special forces will be involved in a demonstration which will involve a counter-terrorism scenario and an outdoor capabilities demonstration showing equipment that the [British] special forces use when they conduct joint operations with their USA counterparts", the Downing Street spokeswoman added.

On Friday, he will hold talks with May expected to focus on Brexit and Russian Federation, at the prime minister's Chequers country residence followed by a press conference.

The trip, which will include talks with May, tea with Queen Elizabeth II and a private weekend in Scotland, is set to be greeted by a mass demonstration in London on Friday.

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