As He Lands In UK, Trump Says ''Fine'' With Protests
As He Lands In UK, Trump Says ''Fine'' With Protests
Trump visit brings biggest police operation since UK riots
12 July, 2018, 19:25
US President Donald Trump arrived in London on Thursday on a two-day visit and said he is "fine" about the protests expected to be held during his tour, saying Britons "like me a lot".
London mayor Sadiq Khan gave permission for the Trump Baby, which depicts the president as an angry infant wearing a nappy, to fly above Parliament Square after campaigners raised £16,000 to pay for it.
The people who started the campaign say that the balloon is a means to ensure that Trump "knows that all of Britain is looking down on him and laughing at him".
On Wednesday, the Guardian newspaper reported "the United Kingdom police mobilisation for Trump's visit would be the largest since the 2011 English riots", when London was shocked by five days of violence and unrest, with wild scenes of looting and arson, met by mass deployment of 10,000 police.
Assistant Chief Constable Chris Shead, from the National Police Coordination Centre, said: "Police forces are working together on a significant, multi-faceted security operation supporting the presidential visit to the UK".
A high metal fence has been erected around the USA ambassador's central London residence where Trump will spend Thursday night and the embassy has sent out an alert warning Americans in London to keep a low profile in case protests turn violent.
The trek, coming more than a year and a half into his presidency, does not have the trappings of a state visit.
May welcomed the summit and said it could help address "malign activity" by Russia which Britain blames for a nerve agent attack in March on a former Russian double agent and his daughter in southwest England in March.
"And me mate said "If you call it the Trump Arms I'll organise the party".
A small demonstration is expected to take place near Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire on Thursday, the venue for Trump's black-tie dinner with Prime Minister Theresa May.
The trip includes meetings with Prime Minister Theresa May, who has described the USA as Britain's strongest ally, and is determined to secure a trade deal after the country acts on Brexit and leaves the European Union in March 2019.
A high metal fence has been erected around the United States ambassador's central London residence where Trump will spend Thursday night.
Police Scotland said an air exclusion has been put in place over Mr Trump's Turnberry gold course to stop the large helium balloon, nicknamed the baby blimp, flying overhead.
The Labour leader hit out at Mr Trump on the first day of his controversial visit to the UK.
Mr. Trump, however, suggested before leaving a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels on Thursday to head for London, that Britons in general agree with his policies, in particular his tough stance on immigration.
May was the first head of government to officially meet Trump as president, in January 2017.
Still, Williams said she's not getting too excited as she's still adjusting to tennis after returning from maternity leave. Williams, for the first time since her comeback, appears to have her body and mind aligned to take that next step.
He said his client was "performing the same performance that she has conducted at over a hundred strip clubs around the country". However, Trump - who initially denied knowledge of the payment - subsequently conceded that Cohen was in fact reimbursed.
Trump's remarks on Germany and Russian Federation generated a sharply worded response from German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Trump's next stop will be London, where he'll be meeting with Queen Elizabeth II and British Prime Minister Theresa May.
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Thank you to every one of you who have been there each step of the way! The support at each game has been incredible. Defender Kyle Walker tweeted that he had "never felt so gutted" but said he wanted people to remain positive.
A giant six-metre-high blimp of Trump depicted as an orange baby in nappies is also expected to fly over the capital. Meanwhile, Theresa May's government is nervously anticipating disruption from the guest himself.
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He is very listened to in the group. "Against Portugal we thought we had won it before the start of the game". Hazard continued: "The French team has done what they have done since Didier Deschamps came in as coach".
It is not a state visit, so the President will stay with the U.S. ambassador in London instead of being hosted by the Queen. That led roughly 500,000 people to sign a petition calling for Trump to be banned from entering the Britain.
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