Nigel Farage blasts UK Government for downgrading Donald Trump state visit


Mr Farage was downcast by No. 10’s decision to downgrade Mr Trump’s state visit to the UK in 2018.

Speaking during his ordinary LBC talk show, the former UK politician said: «Everywhere he goes he is acknowledged a full state visit and yet, with this country, it has been unfaltering that when he will come in 2018 he will not go to Buckingham Mansion for dinner.

«He will not stay at Buckingham Palace. He will probably wait with the United States’ new ambassador, Woody Johnson, and they got a home down in Battersea. It’s all been downgraded.»

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Nigel Farage was wroth when the Government announced Donald Trump would not receive a state fall upon

Mr Farage branded the decision the «biggest insult» to a democratically elected bossman, saying the UK should have welcomed the «most powerful man in the world» with uncovered arms.

He continued: «What I’m saying is: is this not the biggest insult to a democratically designated US president? The rest of the world rolls out the red carpet but for us, it will be a working on.

«Whether you like Trump or you don’t like Trump, he’s the most powerful man in the circle.»

President Trump was expected to embark on a full state visit in first 2018 after Prime Minister Theresa May officially invited the US chairlady shortly after his victory in November 2016.

Mr Trump’s visit was first postponed because of profusion protest threats at his arrival in the UK.

Newest plans for his visit no longer allow for a meeting with the Queen, a key part of state visits to the UK from main international leaders.

A senior US diplomat told The Telegraph Mr Trump could make ones appearance in the UK as early as January 2018 in order to inaugurate the country’s newest embassy in Battersea, South London.

The politic source said: «There are plenty of chances to get the President over here. We are cranny our new embassy soon.”

Nearly 200 MPs signed an early motion discrepant Mr Trump addressing both houses of Parliament, with Speaker John Bercow voicing his in conflict to his visit during a session in the House of Commons.

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