Wednesday, 19 September, 2018

Donald Trump touches down in the United Kingdom after North Atlantic Treaty Organisation controversy

The baby blimp of President Trump is due to be flown over London this week Trump balloon appears before UK visit; embassy warns Americans to keep heads down
Rita Gibson | 12 July, 2018, 23:28

Trump was largely steering clear of London, where protests are planned and where organizers had permission to fly a blimp over Parliament portraying the president as an orange crying baby.

The two leaders will hold talks the following day at Chequers, the 16-century manor house which is the prime minister's official country residence. Thousands of protesters were expected to gather outside the luxurious residence later Thursday.

In a statement ahead of Trump's arrival, she said the visit would focus on trade and strengthening defence and security ties, saying there was no stronger alliance than Britain's "special relationship with the United States". We greatly respect America as a generous place built up by immigrants over the years.

Labour Party legislator Paul Flynn, who has criticized Trump in Parliament, says Trump has outraged Britons - and people around the world - with his harsh treatment of immigrants.

A giant inflatable "Trump baby" will not be allowed to fly over the United States president's Turnberry golf course when he visits over the weekend, Police Scotland have said.

Like this go-round, protesters promised widespread backlash back in February amid the president's plans to travel to London for the grand-opening of a new USA embassy.

Earlier this week, Trump said it was "up to the people" whether the prime minister stayed on after two senior Cabinet ministers resigned within hours over her Brexit policy.

The petition against Trump claimed an official state visit would be embarrassing for the Queen.

May hopes Trump, who landed at Stansted airport before flying by helicopter to the USA ambassador's London residence, will help to accelerate a future free trade deal, though his public comments on Brexit cast a shadow over the visit.

He added it seemed as if the United Kingdom was "getting at least partially involved back with the European Union".

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Lance Price, who served as former Prime Minister Tony Blair's media adviser, told the Independent that no matter what the American convoy contends, the fact that Donald Trump is avoiding London points to a moral victory for the protesters.

Mr Smyth, who is originally from Ireland, said Trump fans had been given a bad rap, and there had been lots of support for the pub's temporary renaming.

The US president and the first lady were given a red carpet reception at Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire.

Russia, Brexit and the Middle East are set to top the agenda.

Mrs May will host Mr Trump and his wife Melania at a lavish dinner at Blenheim Palace this evening.

On Friday, as Melania Trump will accompany Philip May, UK PM Theresa May's husband, in visiting schoolchildren and veterans, Donald Trump will once again head outside the city to attend a military demonstration with his UK counterpart.

After a weekend break in Scotland, they are expected to move on to Finland for Trump's much-hyped summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on July 16.

Donald Trump, 72, is about to visit the United Kingdom for the first time since being elected president in November 2016, and the British people aren't prepared to give him a warm welcome. He is scheduled to meet May and then Queen Elizabeth II before leaving Friday.

Protests are also planned in Scotland when he travels to play golf at his Trump Turnberry course.

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