Trump To Make Downgraded Visit To Britain In Early 2018

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The Evening Standard reported that Mr Trump would stay with the usa ambassador rather than the royal family as he held talks with Theresa May and other officials.

A state visit is still set to go ahead at some point, though no dates have been set in stone just yet.

But May's haste in visiting Trump so early in his term and inviting him for a state visit, which typically involves lavish pageantry and events hosted by Queen Elizabeth, was criticised by some in Britain.

Donald Trump is set to make a scaled-down visit to Britain next year, it has been reported.

Prime Minister Theresa May had offered a state visit to the first-term President which had been greeted with threats of boycott and mass protests by the Opposition.

May invited Trump for a state visit during a trip to Washington in January, shortly after he was inaugurated as president.

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Hundreds of thousands of people had signed a petition against the plan.

The trip had been expected this summer, but the snap election as well as growing controversy over Trump's foreign policy have led to a rethink.

The president's United Kingdom visit has been a source of controversy in the past.

"Exact dates for President Trump to visit have not yet been arranged", she said.

The President's spokesman said: "The subject never came up". Which I'm sure Theresa May is devastated about, seeing as how she seems to want to sort out a post-Brexit trade deal to replace all the trade we probably won't be doing with the EU.

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