British Republicans to show support for Donald Trump UK visit

British Republicans to show support for Donald Trump UK visit

The U.S. Embassy has warned U.S. citizens to keep a low profile during the visit because of the protests, the sort of warning usually issued in more volatile locations.

Asked if his trip to Menie had been arranged to coincide with his father's presidential visit, Eric Trump said: "We had it planned a little bit before, and they happened to link up, so it's exciting".

It has been dubbed Storm Trump and the country is braced for a USA presidential visit that has split opinion like never before.

Similar protests are planned on Thursday evening outside the USA ambassador's home at Regent's Park and in Scotland when Mr Trump visits on Saturday.

Air Force One landed safely at Stansted Airport at 13.52 after flying in from Brussels where the United States president had attended the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit.

While Trump on Friday is having lunch with Prime Minister Theresa May at her Chequers country estate or sipping tea with Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle, tens of thousands of demonstrators - maybe more - are planning to gather in London's Trafalgar Square to protest the president and his policies.

He said: 'They like me a lot in the UK.

"Boris Johnson's a friend of mine, he's been very nice to me, very supportive and maybe I'll speak to him when I get over there".

Once in the UK, Trump and the First Lady will travel to the magnificent Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire for a black tie dinner with around 100 leading business figures and UK politicians.


PRESIDENT DONALD Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrived in the United Kingdom today (Jul 12) for a two-day working visit.

The Trumps will have left town the night before for Scotland, where the President owns two golf properties, Trump Turnberry and Trump Aberdeen.

Prime Minister May has abundant reasons to seek a close relationship with Trump - not least, the United States will be an even more vital trade partner once Britain leaves the European Union next year - but it is an uneasy embrace, given her opposition to many of his key policies.

The 36-year-old, who described Mr Trump's rhetoric as not "entirely to my taste", said she believes he is a proud American nationalist who has generally stuck to the pledges he made to voters.

It is understood that, despite speculation, the Duke of York is not expected to play golf with Trump during his visit.

Sarah Elliott, chairwoman of Republicans Overseas UK, told CNN she did not think Trump would be fazed by the stunt.

"We are confident that there will be huge demonstrations against Trump wherever he visits", said Chris Nineham, of the Stop the War Coalition, which is helping to stage the so-called "carnival of protest".

Theresa May with Donald Trump at the White House in January 2017. Some plan to stage an "all-night noise protest" outside the barricades surrounding Winfield House later Thursday, with those attending urged to "bring pots, drums and vuvuzelas".

Thousands of protesters are set to line the streets to demonstrate against Donald Trump's visit as the US President landed in Britain.

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