Trump UK state visit to be debated in Parliament


A counter petition, supporting Trump’s visit, will also be discussed, after it gathered the support of more than the required 100,000 signatures required to trigger a debate in Parliament.

Demonstrations took place across the UK Monday with thousands turning out to protest against Trump’s potential visit in which he would be expected to meet Queen Elizabeth II.

The executive order was signed just hours after British Prime Minister Theresa May left the White House after becoming the first world leader to hold talks with Trump.

Since then, May has come under fire for her slow response in criticizing the ban and her perceived reluctance to speak out against Trump.

May did eventually comment when one of her spokespeople said “we do not agree with this kind of approach,” adding that immigration was a matter for the US to decide on its own.

Anger

May’s invitation to Trump, which was made during…



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