Trump, after questioning May's Brexit plan, arrives in 'hot spot' Britain

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On Friday, May and Trump will hold talks on Brexit, relations with Russian Federation, and trade ties at the prime minister's Chequers country residence, followed by a press conference.

Tens of thousands of people are expected to protest against Trump's visit in central London on Friday, citing his alleged Islamophobia, controversial policies and "incendiary rhetoric" towards people with disabilities and the LGBTQ community.

Johnson added that the President "appreciates free speech" and that he was "very focused on the special relationship" between the U.S. and the UK.

Speaking at an impromptu press conference after a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels Trump said the British people shared his concerns on immigration, claiming "that's why Brexit happened". "But maybe they're taking a little bit of a different route, so I don't know if that's what they voted for", said Trump.

In January, the US president canceled a planned visit to London to open the new US Embassy, calling it a bad deal in a poor location.

Trump and Putin, who have never met for an official summit, will hold three sessions before the US president returns to Washington, D.C., early Tuesday.

They said that the performers will also be marching with a fetish group, as Fetish Week London is running from July 8 to 15.

Donald Trump has been treated to a lavish welcome dinner on the first day of his visit to the United Kingdom as hundreds of people joined protests against his arrival.

Hundreds of placard-waving protesters gathered outside both Winfield House and Blenhein Palace late Thursday, but extensive cordons kept them far from Trump.

The decision was met with disappointment from Scottish Green leader Patrick Harvie, who said: "We're used to seeing the President throw his toys out of the pram in the face of peaceful protests, but a tantrum about a balloon is quite unnecessary".

Some British citizens are even more distressed about Trump than they are about the U.K.'s own feverish political turmoil.

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

He added: "I think that's why Brexit happened".

Despite a series of diplomatic spats between Britain and Trump, the British government is hoping for a quick trade deal with the United States after it leaves the European Union.

She will then head to Windsor Castle for tea with Queen Elizabeth II in the afternoon.

Trump's remarks, made in a bombshell interview with The Sun published Thursday during his first visit to Britain as USA president, are an explosive intervention into British politics that seem likely to cause political chaos and imperil the prime minister as she attempts to negotiate Britain's exit from the European Union. "Now, for the benefit of all our people, let us work together to build a more prosperous future", she said in excerpts released in advance.

Labour Party legislator Paul Flynn, who has criticized Trump in Parliament, says Trump has outraged Britons - and people around the world - with his harsh treatment of immigrants.

Mr Trump, who is due to arrive in Scotland on Air Force One on Friday, is expected to spend the weekend at his luxury golf resort on the South Ayrshire coast.



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