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    President Trump cancels visit

    Donald Trump has cancelled a visit to the UK planned for February, saying he was not a "big fan" of the new US embassy in London he was due to open.

    The US president had been expected to open the new $1bn (738m) building, commissioned by his predecessor Barack Obama, which he said was a "bad deal".

    The ceremony may instead be hosted by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

    Mr Trump accepted the Queen's invitation for an official state visit when Theresa May met him last year.

    Downing Street declined to comment on Mr Trump's cancellation of February's working trip to the UK.

    In a tweet, Mr Trump said he was not happy that the Obama administration had sold the previous US embassy at Grosvenor Square in London for "peanuts".

    He said the new building in Vauxhall, south London, was in an "off location", adding: "Wanted me to cut ribbon-NO!"

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    Good. Pillock

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    Trump is right about the new USA Embassy being a bad deal though.
    What a scandal.
    What was Obama thinking!

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    Who cares , the man is an absolute disgrace to high office .
    REST IN PEACE THE 96.
    Y.N.W.A.

  5. #5
    Trump is wonderful a breath of fresh air in world politics.Speaks his mind and says what he thinks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hamble View Post
    Trump is right about the new USA Embassy being a bad deal though.
    What a scandal.
    What was Obama thinking!
    The Embassy move was started by George Bush many years ago as the existing Embassy was no longer 'fit for purpose', I would assume that is was sold by going through the normal channels and was sold at Market Value.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hamble View Post
    Trump is right about the new USA Embassy being a bad deal though.
    What a scandal.
    What was Obama thinking!
    Obama wasn't thinking anything. The deal was done by George W Bush. As the Orange Oaf would say: "fake news!".

  8. #8
    Quote Originally Posted by Hamble View Post
    Trump is right about the new USA Embassy being a bad deal though.
    What a scandal.
    What was Obama thinking!
    It was certainly a bad deal for UK construction firms who were banned from tendering.

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    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...treet-14k.html


    They are all crooks....hand in glove...


    Obviously its not what you know, but who you know...calls for investigation asap..

  10. #10
    I'm surprised anyone takes notice of ANYTHING the Moron says, it is a lasting Testimony to the Mental wellbeing of the U.S. electorate when they inflict the clown on THEMSELVES as well as the rest of the World.

  11. #11
    Who does all his twittering?
    Devil in disguise,

  12. #12
    Quote Originally Posted by Disturbed View Post
    Trump is wonderful a breath of fresh air in world politics.Speaks his mind and says what he thinks.
    I reckon he thought the old Embassy was a shithole, I fully expect him to bring fire and fury to north Korea to wipe it away, maybe in his second or third term sometime.

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    I think it's a shame he's not coming . He has spoken his
    mind and rattled the cage.
    A golden opportunity missed.
    Farage did similar and brought the subject to the table.

  14. #14
    Quote Originally Posted by ausard2 View Post
    . He has spoken his
    mind and rattled the cage.
    That's what hate preachers do. Would you welcome them all?

  15. #15
    Quote Originally Posted by Disturbed View Post
    Trump is wonderful a breath of fresh air in world politics.Speaks his mind and says what he thinks.
    Breath of Fresh Air ? Have you tried Listerine.

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