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Trump Cancels State Visit To Britain To Avoid ‘Large-Scale Public Protests’: Report

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Trump Cancels State Visit To Britain To Avoid ‘Large-Scale Public Protests’: Report

President Trump has canceled an upcoming visit to Britain to avoid “large-scale protests,” the Guardian is reporting.




Trump reportedly called British Prime Minister Theresa May to say he does not intend to go ahead with his long-planned state visit to Britain until the British public supports him coming.

According to the Guardian:

The call was made in recent weeks, according to a Downing Street adviser who was in the room. The statement surprised May, according to those present.

The conversation in part explains why there has been little public discussion about a visit.

May invited Trump to Britain seven days after his inauguration when she became the first foreign leader to visit him in the White House. She told a joint press conference she had extended an invitation from the Queen to Trump and his wife Melania to make a state visit later in the year and was “delighted that the president has accepted that invitation”.




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