Trump to Meet with Queen Elizabeth II and Britain's PM Amid Protests
- Author: Rogelio Becker Jul 13, 2018,
Jul 13, 2018, 2:20
US President Donald Trump has arrived in the UK for the start of a four-day visit, during which he will meet with UK Prime Minister Theresa May as well as with Queen Elizabeth II during a weekend in Scotland. May's new Brexit proposal which is under attack from Brexit backers within her Conservative Party caucus. Mr. Trump has been a keen supporter of Brexit and on Thursday he appeared to echo those concerns.
Gorgeous said that they have worked closely with the Metropolitan Police and other march organisers - along with the people behind London's planned LGBTQ+ Community Centre, which are providing stewards - to co-ordinate the day. "I think North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is much stronger now than it was two days ago". "But maybe they're taking a little bit of a different route, so I don't know if that's what they voted for", said Trump. "And I've spent the last eight months going all around the country, meeting people and getting their point of view of all kinds of people whether it's politicians or people working in factories.I don't feel that at all".
May has said Trump's visit is an opportunity to boost trade links between the United States and the UK amid Britain leaving the European Union.
Ms. May quickly moved to fix the damage.
Johnson and Trump are both critical of the UK PM's handling of Brexit, likening her plans as causing Britain to function like a "colony state" unable to make its own laws. "I'm very strong on immigration".
But there are still plenty of detractors, as loudly demonstrated by a passenger in auto driving past the U.S. flag-adorned pub who shouted "F*** Trump", to which Mr Smyth chuckled.
It comes as thousands of Scots prepare to greet the President by staging two major protests against his visit, the first in Glasgow on Friday evening and the second in Edinburgh on Saturday. Meanwhile, other protests will simultaneously be held at other places in the city, with London Mayor Sadiq Khan giving permission for a giant inflatable Trump baby to fly over Parliament.
Anti-Trump demonstrations were expected to take place in Bristol, Newcastle, Leeds, Cambridge and Cardiff.
While it is not unusual for heads of state to visit Windsor Castle or meet the UK Prime Minister in her country home, it is quite unusual for an American president not to spend any time in London. The issue is 'Do they have freedom to protest, freedom to assemble and should they be allowed to do so?
The economic and trade relationship with the U.S.is also vital: The U.S.is the U.K.'s single largest trading partner. The plan also doesn't deal with trade in services, including financial products, which accounts for 80 per cent of the country's economy.
Dick said they will be linked through to units at the same level in sectors such as the intelligence world.