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President Donald Trump and Melania are heading to England to meet Queen Elizabeth


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January 27, 2017
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It looks like the Trumps are set to have tea with the Queen! A week after being sworn in as president of the United States, Donald Trump has accepted an invitation to visit Queen Elizabeth. The dad-of-five and First Lady Melania Trump will pay a state visitto the United Kingdom later this year. The news was announced on Friday, January27 during a press conference with British Prime Minister Theresa May.

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The prime minister became the first foreign leader to meet with President Trump at the White House since his inauguration on January 20. During the conference the pair discussed the United States and United Kingdom's "special relationship."

Theresa said, “The invitation is an indication atthe strength and importance of the special relationship that exists between ourtwo countries. A relationship based on the bonds of history of family, kinshipand common interest.”

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She continued, “And in a further sign of the importance of that relationshipI have today been able to convey Her Majesty the Queen’s hope that PresidentTrump and the first lady would pay a state visit to the United Kingdom laterthis year, and I’m delighted that the president has accepted that invitation.”

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It was reported back in November that the longest-reigning monarch was planning to extend an invitation to the Trumps to visit Windsor Castle duringthe summer. Around that time, Donaldreportedly discussed the royal invitation with UK Independence Party leader NigelFarage and Brexit supporters, admitting that he was “looking forward toit."

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A member of Nigel’s team told the Times,“[Donald’s] a massive anglophile. He was really, really keen. His late mother,Mary, [who was born in Scotland] loved the Queen. He said, 'I'm going to meether, too. I can't wait to come over to England. My mom would be chuffed to bitswhen I meet the Queen.'"

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