"I am proud to shut down the government for border security ... I will take the mantle. I will be the one to shut it down. I’m not going to blame you for it." –Donald Trump
Monday, February 13, 2017
Well, this is a first.
I've never seen this in my lifetime!
Our closest ally and good friend, the UK, has postponed Trump's visit to a later date because of the huge number of protesters who have promised to demonstrate against him.
Donald Trump visit to the UK 'will be rescheduled' to avoid embarrassing him
Holding it in late summer means that parliament will be in recess – and won't be around to object
The trip had initially been scheduled to happen around June, according to a comment from the London police chief last week. It has also been suggested that the Government might look to move the visit away from London, as a way of avoiding any protests. But politicians and activists have warned the President that he won't be able to escape the "biggest protest in British history", no matter where the trip gets moved to.
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These are our closest allies and cultural cousins. I've never witnessed this much animosity toward an American president from our friends. Yet, his far right supporters don't see him for the fool Trump is and how much of the world despises him.