President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump are traveling overseas, where they are expected to meet with Queen Elizabeth II in the UK and later with D-Day in France. The White House said in a statement that the President had accepted an invitation to a state visit to the United Kingdom from 3 to 5 June, an honor he had previously been denied.
It will be the first meeting of the President with the Queen after the first meeting with the British monarch last summerat Windsor Castle. The Queen has met almost every one of the last twelve American presidents since the 1950s.
"This state visit will reaffirm the solid and special relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom," the White House said.
In addition to the meeting with the Queen, Trump will attend a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Theresa May in London. His visit to the British Prime Minister comes as May continues to fight in his own party for Britain to leave the European Union.
Similar to last year's visit, the President's recent visit to England is likely to be on the rise Protests The anti-Trump demonstrations last year included several organized marches of various groups, notably a huge balloon that crowned the President as a furious, screaming orange Presenting baby in a diaper. He held a cellphone with Twitter on the screen and drummed with "Trump Baby." 19659004] While the President and First Lady in Britain will be attending a ceremony in Portsmouth to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day at one of the most important embarkation sites of the Allied operation that led to the liberation of Europe during the Second World War commemorate, according to the White House.
Later, Trump will travel to Normandy (France), where he will meet with French President Emmanuel Macron to attend further jubilee events. The two Heads of State and Government will also hold a bilateral meeting to "reinforce the continued close cooperation on our common economic and security interests".