US President to meet Theresa May to discuss post-Brexit ties

Sergio Cunningham
July 13, 2018

They will attend a black-tie dinner with Theresa May, before meeting the Queen in Windsor on Friday.

Having previously said that "British people like me a lot, The police build barriers to stop be getting mobbed", it looks like the 45th president has no fears about making his presence known in the UK.

But despite all the mass protests planned for his visit - the first of which are now taking place outside Winfield House, where the President spent the afternoon - he declared "people like me there".

"So I would imagine that's what they will do, but maybe they will take a little bit of a different route".

"U.K. and USA 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 US counterparts", the Downing Street spokeswoman added.

Trump and Putin, who have never met for an official summit, will hold three sessions before the US president returns to Washington, D.C., early Tuesday.

She says they have "turned a blind eye" to the situation.

The dinner is Trump's official welcome to the United Kingdom during their first visit since Trump's election.

"The United States commitment to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is very strong", he said.

More than 60,000 people have signed up to demonstrate in London on Friday when protesters intend to fly a large balloon over parliament portraying Trump as an orange, snarling baby.

On Thursday, Trump will travel to Blenheim Palace, the 18th-century stately home where Britain's World War Two leader Winston Churchill was born and spent most of his childhood.

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Blimp organizer Leo Murray said it had been created to speak to Trump "in a language that he understands, which is personal insults".

Protests coinciding with Mr Trump's visit are set to take place in Glasgow this evening and in Edinburgh on Saturday.

Such comments are likely to be seen as unwelcome by Mrs May, who has already faced significant political criticism for hosting Mr Trump.

Prior to her relationship with Prince Harry, Markle was vocal about her criticism of Donald Trump, calling him "misogynistic" on Comedy Central's "The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore" in 2016.

"There is definitely a sense that Britain needs America more because of Brexit", said Bronwen Maddox, head of the Institute for Government, a think tank.

Trump even mentioned a poll claiming that he was the "most popular person in the history of the Republican Party". "I think meeting with people is great".

Despite a series of diplomatic spats between Britain and Trump, the British government is hoping for a quick trade deal with the United States after it leaves the European Union.

Trump is doing his best to avoid the mass protests planned for his controversial trip, which will include talks with May, tea with Queen Elizabeth II, and a private weekend in Scotland. She also said that it's an opportunity to strengthen cooperation on security.

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 Trumps will have left town the night before for Scotland, where the President owns two golf properties, Trump Turnberry and Trump Aberdeen.

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