US Embassy issues warning of possible Trump protest violence

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The prime minister will host him for dinner at Blenheim Palace, the ancestral home of Churchill near Oxford, and then for the meeting at the prime ministerial country retreat Chequers, north of London.

Gatherings and rallies are planned across the United Kingdom from Thursday, when Mr Trump is expected to touch down in Britain.

He is also expected to visit Scotland - where he owns two golf courses - before heading back to the US. "Are you honestly saying that the right to protest, the right to assemble, the right to free speech is limited by the ridicule it might cause to someone else?"

Trump has always been a supporter of Brexit and has expressed enthusiasm for a wide-ranging trade deal with Britain after it leaves the European Union, something heralded by Brexit supporters as being one of the great benefits of exiting the bloc.

Sadiq Khan supported the decision taken by the Greater London Authority to allow the 20ft inflatable, dubbed "Trump Baby" to rise above Parliament Square Gardens for two hours on Friday morning while the USA president is in London.

The 36-year-old, who described Mr Trump's rhetoric as not "entirely to my taste", said she believes he is a proud American nationalist who has generally stuck to the pledges he made to voters.

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May has staked considerable political capital on maintaining close ties to the often capricious United States president, meaning she and Jeremy Hunt, three days into his job as foreign secretary, will be praying he can remain on message.

Malin Baker Bogue, 28, who works in government relations and moved to Britain from the United States in 2015, said she was not a fan of Trump despite being a Republican but was still surprised by the anger he provoked. "So I think that symbolizes how he considers the importance of her leadership in this country right now".

However, the president's impending trip to Britain has stirred up quite a bit of controversy amongst citizens of our neighbor-nation across the pond, with thousands of protesters expected to take to the streets upon his arrival.

The US Embassy has told citizens to "keep a low profile" and "exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings that may become violent" on Friday.

Nigel Farage ripped London Mayor Sadiq Khan for allowing a large blimp featuring the effigy of an infant Donald Trump to be flown over the city while the US president visits. I like Boris Johnson. According to The Guardian, Trump's itinerary will largely keep him away from the capital city.

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