Trump balloon flies again as thousands protest against United Kingdom visit

Oscar Cross
June 5, 2019

He spoke by phone with former Foreign Minister and former London mayor Boris Johnson and said on Tuesday he thought Johnson "would do a good job". "I say probably two or even three times of what we're doing right now".

"I think Mexico will step up and do what they should have done", Trump said at a press conference with British Prime Minister Theresa May after a meeting with her at 10 Downing Street.

"I'm very cross he's here", said guitar teacher Sarah Greene, carrying a home-made sign reading "keep your grabby hands off our national treasures" under a picture of one of Queen Elizabeth II's corgis.

A key area of discord between the allies has been Britain's preliminary decision to allow Huawei a restricted role in building parts of its 5G network. Trump told the Sunday Times in an interview that Britain should "walk away" from talks and refuse to pay a $49 billion United States divorce bill if it doesn't get better terms from the EU.

But, after an hour long meeting with May, Trump said any issues could be resolved.

Protesters against the state visit of U.S. President Donald Trump inflated the 20-foot-tall (6-meter-tall) blimp Tuesday and let it bob gently in the air across from the Houses of Parliament.

May continued, "That is a relationship we should cherish, it is a relationship we should build on, it is a relationship we should be proud of".


"Through dialogue like this we can ensure that our economic partnership not only endures but continues to grow stronger for many years to come", May said in comments released by her office.

The leaders' top priority is a possible bilateral trade deal to take effect once - or if - Britain leaves the European Union.

Jeremy Corbyn, who will speak at the rally after snubbing Monday night's banquet at Buckingham Palace, said it was an "opportunity to stand in solidarity with those he's attacked in America, around the world and in our own country".

Trump's last visit in July cost police more than 14.2 million pounds ($17.95 million).

U.S. President Donald Trump's state visit to Britain has gotten off to a controversial start and officials are bracing for Tuesday when tens of thousands of people are expected to descend on central London for an anti-Trump march. The official said if Trump asks aides to arrange a meeting, it would likely occur during a period of downtime on Tuesday afternoon before a formal dinner hosted at the U.S. ambassador's residence, where Trump is staying.

"Haven't seen any protests yet, but I'm sure the.Fake News will be working hard to find them". Ms May is due to resign as Conservative Party leader on Friday, but will remain as prime minister while a contest is held to replace her.

While the USA president and Ms May sit down to political talks inside Ms May's Downing Street office, Philip May and Melania Trump will attend a garden party and take a guided tour of the building. Fox News' Kevin Corke appears to have been correct in his reporting of demonstrators in support of Trump, a claim that was much-derided by predictable naysayers.

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