‘Stable genius’ Trump touches down in UK

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10 Downing Street said she would be meeting with schoolchildren and veterans on Friday, accompanied by Philip May, U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May's husband.

"I would say Brexit is Brexit", Trump said at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation press conference. "I don't know [if] that is what they voted for", he added.

Topics addressed by Trump in the two and a half minute time-frame include the many properties he owns in Ireland and Scotland, how he has nothing to say about Brexit, how he won the state of Wisconsin even though Ronald Reagan did not and finally, his sentiments about Ireland.

Trump has always been a supporter of Brexit and has expressed enthusiasm for a wide-ranging trade deal with Britain after it leaves the European Union, something heralded by Brexit supporters as being one of the great benefits of exiting the bloc.

"There is no stronger alliance than that of our special relationship with the U.S. and there will be no alliance more important in the years ahead", the British leader said.

"This week we have an opportunity to deepen this unique trading relationship and begin discussions about how we will forge a strengthened, ambitious and future-proof trade partnership".

Protests coinciding with Mr Trump's visit are set to take place in Glasgow this evening and in Edinburgh on Saturday.

Smaller demonstrations are also expected to be held across the United Kingdom, including Devon, Dundee, Edinburgh, Belfast, Norwich, Manchester, Leeds and Liverpool. I think that " s why Brexit happened". "I warned them. Immigration is taking over Europe".

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Trump has often used his pardon power to benefit people he sees as targeted by his political opponents. The Malheur 7, as they came to be known, were later acquitted of the government's charges by a jury.

Mr. Trump angered May and many Britons by tweeting inflammatory and unverified videos made by Britain First, an anti-Muslim group whose leaders have been convicted of hate crimes, and by characterizing parts of London and other cities as no-go areas because of a purported Muslim-related crime wave.

A giant six-metre-high blimp of Trump depicted as an orange baby in nappies is also expected to fly over the capital.

The U.S. Embassy in London alerted American citizens there to "exercise caution" and "keep a low profile".

A campaign is also underway to get "American Idiot", a 2004 song by the USA punk rock band Green Day, to the top of the UK Singles Chart.

British Prime Minster Theresa May and U.S. President Donald Trump walk across the courtyard at Blenheim Palace, where they are attending a dinner with specially invited guests and business leaders, near Oxford, Britain, July 12, 2018.

Amid mass protests against the president's visit, Donald Trump's itinerary features a relatively short stay in London, with a lavish black-tie dinner to be held for him at Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire on Thursday night.

While it is not unusual for heads of state to visit Windsor Castle or meet the UK Prime Minister in her country home, it is quite unusual for an American president not to spend any time in London.

Ignoring all diplomatic niceties, the convention-shredding U.S. president set up the four-day visit with a rebuke of his beleaguered host as she battles to stop her government falling apart over Brexit.

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