The President of the United States Donald Trump is currently in England. Trump known for his brash style evokes everything from anger to wild cheers from people where ever he goes. Here are 4 things that have happened on his trip so far.
President Trump said he apologized to Prime Minister Theresa May about the interview he did with The Sun, in which he said May had ignored his advice on Brexit and praised former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson.
Trump said “She’s a total professional,”. “I said, ‘I want to apologize because I said such good things about you,’ And she said, ‘Don’t worry, it’s only the press,'” Trump said about their conversation.
Protests All Over London
Demonstrators are protesting throughout London today as President Trump visits England. Agroup gathered outside the BBC in central London’s Portland Place for a demonstration branded “Bring the Noise,” led by the Women’s March London.
Another group of protesters released a giant, orange-hued balloon of a “Trump Baby” in a diaper over Britain’s Houses of Parliament early Friday morning. Organizers of that protest said it was an attempt to speak to Trump “in a language that he understands, which is personal insults.”
President Trump Meets The Queen
President Trump and first lady Melania Trump met Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle. They shook hands and then the three of them stood for the US National Anthem.
The Queen has met 10 of the 11 US Presidents since she took the throne, with the exception of Harry Truman whom she met when she was princess in 1951.
US-UK Trade Deal
President Donald Trump said a trade deal between the US and UK “will absolutely be possible”.
Speaking alongside the Prime Minister Theresa May after talks at her country residence, Chequers, Mr Trump said the US-UK relationship is “the highest level of special”. Prime Minister May said they had discussed plans for an “ambitious” trade agreement.