London Mayor takes dig at Trump after United Kingdom visit announced

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Trump made a sudden announcement on January 11 that he has cancelled his trip to Britain due to disappointment over the new location of the U.S. embassy in London.

Sadiq Khan, London's Labour Mayor, said: "If he comes to London, President Trump will experience an open and diverse city that has always chosen unity over division and hope over fear".

- The US ambassador to Britain, Robert Wood Johnson, said Mr Trump "really wants" to meet the Queen, adding the president would "definitely" be coming to London, despite the warnings of likely demonstrations.

May was the first foreign leader to visit Trump in Washington a year ago after his inauguration, though the first official state visit was held this week for French President Emmanuel Macron.

There has been speculation Mr Trump might hold talks with Theresa May at her Chequers country retreat, and meet the Queen or other royals in either Scotland or Windsor - although it will not be a state visit.

Despite the looming threats of protest, US ambassador to Britain Woody Johnson insists that President Trump is "very thick-skinned" and can handle the tough crowds.

Mr Trump would have been treated to lavish ceremonies and a stay with the head of state at Buckingham Palace.

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When asked about Johnson's comments, a spokesperson for the British Prime Minister said, "we recognize the excellent characteristics of the Scottish people and the contribution they make to the United Kingdom as a whole".

The two governments Thursday announced the trip for Trump to hold talks with Prime Minister Theresa May.

The Prime Minister's deputy spokesman replied by saying it was not appropriate to set out details of the presidential schedule this far in advance and details would be given in due course. For a state visit, the Queen would act as the host.

But because young people and workers got organised to make Trump's visit as unwelcoming as possible, with threats of mass mobilisations, that visit never materialised.

Asked how concerned Mr Trump was about the prospect of protests, Mr Johnson said: "He's very thick-skinned".

The White House said there are "no plans" for Mr Trump to visit Ireland at present.

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