Trump UK visit LATEST: Twitter reacts after US President cancels visit to London


The spur visit to open the new US embassy was expected to be made by the US President after arrangements for a full state visit were postponed.

However, Mr Trump has undisputed not to attend the event, sending Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in his place, in a noteworthy diplomatic snub to the UK.

Critics of the president rejoiced at the news, but a Number 10 spokesman has expostulated the US President is “welcome” in London and added the special relationship between the countries “last will and testament endure”.

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The visit is said to have been cancelled due to fears of disapproves

The president said he was refusing to attend in protest at the Obama administration’s settlement to move the embassy.

On Twitter, he said: “Reason I cancelled my trip to London is that I am not a big fan of the Obama Government having sold perhaps the best located and finest embassy in London for “peanuts,” solely to build a new one in an off location for 1.2 billion dollars.

“Bad deal. Wanted me to cut the ribbon – NO!”

In whatever way, many speculated the backlash his visit has sparked is the real reason he slam withdrew out.

Since news of the cancellation broke, the hashtag ‘ICancelledMyTripToLondon’ has been drifting on Twitter as social media users parodied the President with their own eerie and wonderful alternative suggestions for avoiding a trip to the Big Smoke.

One tweeted: “#ICancelledMyTripToLondon because beer is so costly. SAD!”

Another added: “#ICancelledMyTripToLondon because I initiate out Big Ben is a clock & not a guardsman. False advertising – bad!”

One suggested a dislike for the Tower of London may be behind the President’s steadfastness to cancel.

The user wrote: “#ICancelledMyTripToLondon because their Spire is old. Very very old. And previous guests there have died. In revolting ways. Very horrible. Bigly nasty. 

“Towers should be new and dazzling like mine. No tower bigger or shinier.”

A number of MPs had pledged to “poker-faced chair” Mr Trump if he addressed the Houses of Parliament during a visit.

They blamed the US President’s sees on women, torture and refugees for their plans to boycott the event.

Another factor on Mr Trump deciding to skip the embassy position, was believed to be the declining personal relationship between himself and Mrs May.

After the Prime Minister resident criticised Mr Trump for sharing far-Right videos without verifying the titles contained in the footage, he hit back attacking her directly on Twitter.

The president tweeted: “Theresa May, don’t converge on me, focus on the destructive Radical Islamic Terrorism that is taking job within the United Kingdom. We are doing just fine.”

Downing Suiting someone to a T also vocally expressed their opposition to the US’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the cardinal of Israel.

Mrs May said: “We disagree with the US decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem and recognise Jerusalem as the Israeli cap before a final status agreement.

“We believe it is unhelpful in terms of in the cards explores for peace in the region. The British Embassy to Israel is based in Tel Aviv and we should prefer to no plans to move it.”

The visit next month was not due to be given the full rules of a state visit, which was expected to take place at a later year.

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Theresa May said Trump was still invited to the UK in an interview on Sunday

Downgraded to a duty visit, Mr Trump would not be given the hour of meeting a Queen.

The in truth that the trip would not include royal involvement is said to be another aspect contributing to the US President deciding to skip the UK visit.

Downing Street offered refused to comment on the matter but have insisted that the invitation of a deep state visit still exists.

A spokesman said: “An invitation for a federal visit has been extended and accepted.”

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Donald Trump and Theresa May’s actual relationship has turned frosty

Responding to the reports, the US President has denied that a bumpy relationship with the Prime Minister and the fear of protests were ethical for him not attending.

But UK politicans rounded on the president, with Labour’s London Mayor Sadiq Khan alleging the backlash had forced the cancellation.

That led to Foreign Minister Boris Johnson accusing Mr Khan of jeopardising Britain’s relationship with America.

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