Donald Trump UK visit: Corbyn to lead protest against president
Jeremy Corbyn will lead a demonstration against Donald Trump on Tuesday as he was accused of bringing “shame” on his party by trying to hijack the US president’s state visit.
The Labour leader, who harbours ambitions of being prime minister within months, promised to “stand in solidarity” with anti-Trump protestors after boycotting Monday night’s formal banquet for Mr Trump hosted by the Queen.
Her Majesty praised the enduring alliance between the UK and US, as President Trump called The Queen “the spirit of dignity, duty, and patriotism that beats proudly in every British heart.”
Mr Trump and the First Lady Melania were greeted by the monarch at Buckingham Palace on the first day of their three-day state visit.
The ceremonial welcome, which included a private lunch and a guided tour of the Royal Collection, was played out against a fiery backdrop of Mr Trump and London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s spat…….read more
Source: The Telegraph