Trump to Make First State Visit to UK in June

WINDSOR, ENGLAND – JULY 13: U.S. President Donald Trump and Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II inspect a Guard of Honour, formed of the Coldstream Guards at Windsor Castle on July 13, 2018 in Windsor, England. Her Majesty welcomed the President and Mrs Trump at the dais in the Quadrangle of the Castle. A Guard of Honour, formed of the Coldstream Guards, gave a Royal Salute and the US National Anthem was played. The Queen and the President inspected the Guard of Honour before watching the military march past. The President and First Lady then joined Her Majesty for tea at the Castle. (Photo by Richard Pohle – WPA Pool/Getty Images)

President Trump is going across the pond to meet with Queen Elizabeth.

The White House and Buckingham Palace announced Tuesday that Trump and first lady Melania Trump accepted the Queen’s invitation to visit the United Kingdom from June 3 to June 5.

This state visit “will reaffirm the steadfast and special relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom,” the White House said in a statement.

Along with meeting the Queen, Trump will sit down with Prime Minister Theresa May.

May said the visit was an “opportunity to strengthen our already close relationship in areas such as trade, investment, security and defense.”

Trump is also expected to attend a commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion.

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SOURCE: New York Post, Mark Moore