Monday, 22 October, 2018

Donald Trump 'set to snub Jeremy Corbyn' on United Kingdom visit

Sadiq Khan shows what he really thinks of Trump's visit Sick burn Sadiq
| 30 April, 2018, 11:52

Sadiq Khan, London's Labour Mayor, said: "If he comes to London, President Trump will experience an open and diverse city that has always chosen unity over division and hope over fear".

It was initially announced in January of 2017 during Prime Minister Theresa may's visit to the White House, when she extended an invitation to President Donald Trump and the First Lady from Queen Elizabeth II.

Johnson dismissed the suggestion that the downgrade from a "full state visit" to a "working visit" was a snub, and said it was likely Trump would come back for a state visit, "maybe next year".

The president's schedule has not been set and will depend on "world events", Johnson said, confirming that Trump would "definitely" be in London, despite speculation meetings would take place elsewhere to avoid demonstrations.

Woody Johnson said the president was "thick-skinned" enough to deal with any protests that may greet him. Trump and UK Prime Minister Theresa May are expected to hold bilateral talks.

Days after he shared racist tweets by the deputy leader of far-right group Britain First, he announced his "working visit" would take place in February of this year to attend the opening of the new U.S. embassy. That state visit will be put off a little bit but maybe next year he will do that.


Truly though, the most fabulous piece of activism against Trump's visit that we've come across is the Drag Protest Against Trump's UK Visit.

The US ambassador said:"He will be in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meetings before that so he will come over here, have some meetings here". A further 38,000 confirmed that they would join the anti-Trump rally.

Mr Trump is now hosting French President Emmanuel Macron in Washington DC where he has hailed the "great relationship" between the United States and France.

But because young people and workers got organised to make Trump's visit as unwelcoming as possible, with threats of mass mobilisations, that visit never materialised.

Under domestic pressure, May said that Trump's remarks were wrong, triggering the latter's retort demanding her not focus on him, but on anti-terrorism efforts in her own nation.

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