On July 13, 2018, Chris Baynes of the Independent penned the following report penned the following report, “Trump London protests – LIVE: Baby balloon enters skies as government minister asks ‘where are your manners, Mr President?’
- Anger after Trump criticises May’s Brexit plan in bombshell interview
- ‘Where are your manners, Mr President?’ tweets universities minister
- Protesters fly Trump baby blimp in Westminster
“Protests against Donald Trump’s UK visit are taking place across Britain, as the president holds talks with Theresa May amid tensions over his criticism her Brexit plan.”
“A huge blimp baby depicting Mr Trump wearing a nappy is flying over Westminster, where a huge “ring of steel” has been erected for security before tens of thousands of demonstrators march through London’s streets.”
“Protests are also planned at Chequers, Theresa May’s country estate, and in Scotland, where the American leader will arrive on Friday evening after having tea with Queen at Windsor Castle.
It comes after the prime minister was rattled by the president’s latest intervention on Brexit. In an interview with The Sun, Mr Trump was heavily critical of the proposed EU deal thrashed out by Ms May her cabinet, warning it would “probably kill” any future UK-US trade agreement.
The US leader said he would have done the negotiations “much differently” and claimed the prime minister had not listened to his advice.
Link for live updates: Trump London protests – LIVE: Baby balloon enters … – The Independent