As He Lands In UK, Trump Says ''Fine'' With Protests

Cheryl Sanders
July 12, 2018

Speaking about the protests - that includes a giant balloon baby flown over Parliament - Trump told reporters in Brussels that he was well-regarded by Brits.

A 20-foot-tall blimp depicting President Trump as a cartoon baby stands inflated in London's Bingfield Park.

In a list of "actions to take", the warning recommended that Americans, "Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings that may become violent", "keep a low profile" and "be aware of your surroundings".

U.S. President Donald Trump checks time prior to a dinner at the Art and History Museum at the Parc du Cinquantenaire during the NATO Summit in Brussels, Belgium July 11, 2018.

He said Britain was "a pretty hot spot right now with a lot of resignations".


Trump heads to Britain just days after several high-level cabinet ministers, including Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, resigned over Brexit negotiations.

"You see the poor old Trump supporter is like a fella with a disease - he's afraid to put his hand up and say that he is a supporter", he said.

It has been dubbed Storm Trump and the country is braced for a USA presidential visit that has split opinion like never before.

"There is no stronger alliance than that of our special relationship with the USA and there will be no alliance more important in the years ahead", May said in a statement.

The organizers claim that flying the balloon is their right "pursuant to the rights of Freedom of Assembly and of Association", as well as the right to protest peacefully.


The visit is seen as crucial at setting the course for a closer trading relationship between the two countries.

Donald Trump has touched down in the United Kingdom, for his four-day trip which includes talks with Prime Minister Theresa May and a meeting with the Queen.

Mr Morgan, the forthright journalist and broadcaster, hit back and questioned why the London mayor had not been so vocal over the visit of controversial Turkish President Recep Erdogan.

Prime Minister May office said that she expected Donald Trump to discuss with President Putin issues like the Salisbury nerve agent attack on former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia.

From there, Trump and his wife Melania are expected to travel to Windsor to meet Queen Elizabeth.


Then on Monday, he will be off to Helsinki to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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