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Trump arrives in Britain, questions May’s Brexit plan

13 July 2018

May hopes Trump, who arrived at Stansted airport from Brussels, will help accelerate a future free trade deal, though his public comments on Brexit have cast a shadow over the visit.

When asked whether he'd like to see the United Kingdom pull further from the United Kingdom and opt for a "hard Brexit", Trump told reporters "It's not for me to say", and stuck to this line when pushed harder for comment.

Britain, not unlike the United States, is a country with a strong immigrant presence built over the last century where multi-culturalism is praised but has also in recent years been used by those on the right as a divisive dynamic.

For those of you fortunate enough to have missed it, it behooves us to inform you that Donald Trump is in town.

In a commentary for the Breitbart website, British writer James Delingpole said Mr Trump had "dropped the mother of all Brexit bombs" on Mrs May.

Trump and first lady Melania Trump attended a gala dinner in their honor Thursday hosted by the prime minister at the 17th century Blenheim Palace, 100 kilometers northwest of London.

Johnson and Trump are both critical of the UK PM's handling of Brexit, likening her plans as causing Britain to function like a "colony state" unable to make its own laws.

Vickers added: "He would be wise not to attempt to kiss her, and I don't expect for a moment that he will".

Earlier today, Mr Trump appeared to support Boris Johnson, who resigned over the direction of Brexit. "Taken as a whole, [the plan] recreates numerous worst aspects of the European Union the British people voted to leave", Tory MP Jacob Rees-Mogg told the House of Commons on Thursday.

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Trump even took a shot at London Mayor Sadiq Khan for not taking a harder line on immigration and painted the city as a hub for terrorism.

"Clearly, the really hard Brexiters, the people who regard Theresa May as being a traitor, for keeping any sort of deal going with the European Union, they're going to love this", Lee said.

Most of the protests against Trump have taken aim and his anti-immigrant rhetoric, as well as his administration's policy of separating undocumented parents and children who cross the U.S. border. It is not considered appropriate to call the Queen by her first name - a gaffe that Nelson Mandela made in 2014 - and it is never okay for people to use her nickname Lilibet, which is reserved exclusively for very close family members. So I think allowing millions and millions of people to come into Europe is very, very sad. "I think he's got what it takes".

"Trump's policies are akin to Nazi Germany in terms of separating children from their families", said Patel, wearing a T-shirt reading, "Do I look illegal?"

A Downing Street spokesperson told HuffPost UK: "On Friday she is going to have a separate program in London, and because it's in London I'm not able to share the location but she plans to meet veterans and local schoolchildren".

"The idea that you can blame this on immigration from Africa is I think preposterous and we should call him out when he does so", Khan told the BBC on Friday.

Trump Baby takes flight as the US President readies to meet with The Queen.

More than 60,000 people have signed up to demonstrate in London on Friday when protesters intend to fly a large balloon over parliament portraying Trump as an orange, snarling baby. "Moral outrage is water off a duck's back to Trump, but he really seems to hate it when people make fun of him".

Trump arrives in Britain, questions May’s Brexit plan