Donald Trump’s State Visit downgraded to ‘working visit’: report

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Donald Trump’s state visit to the UK has been downgraded to a ‘working visit’, according to London’s Evening Standard.

The President’s trip is set for the New Year, the reports suggest, and will avoid the pomp of an official state visit, usually reserved for a leader’s second term. Instead it will be part of a wider foreign visit encapsulating a number of countries.

Theresa May shakes hands with US President Donald Trump on her visit to Washington shortly after being elected Prime Minister.Sky News

If the scaled down visit goes ahead the Archbishop of Canterbury could avoid the potentially awkward dilemma of whether to attend a state banquet at Buckingham Palace – a typical feature of full-scale state visits to which he would likely be invited.

News of the visit comes after heavy criticism of Theresa May’s invitation for Trump to come to the UK with the full honour of

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