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Trump late for meeting with Queen Elizabeth II

17 July 2018

The convention-shredding president, who had already attracted ire ahead of his four-day visit to Britain by rebuking Prime Minister Theresa May as she struggles over Brexit, met the Queen on Friday at Windsor Castle. "It seems like everybody wants me to", he was quoted in the Mail on Sunday as saying. Donald Trump's Visit to UK: Britons Wonder Whether The US President Will Bow to The Queen. While touring the castle grounds, Trump maintained a relatively brisk walk, which saw the queen, at times, fall behind him as he led the way.

According to Harrold, the president should be walking alongside the Queen and not in front of her. Her gait has slowed over the years and she walks slowly and carefully. "But when they make you feel unwelcome, why would I stay there?"

"She is an incredible woman, she is so sharp, she is so handsome, when I say lovely - inside and out".

J Floris is most famously the Queen's perfumer and is the oldest English retailer of fragrance and toiletries - still family owned and run by 8th and 9th generations of the family.

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"Oh, she just looked at her watch". On Twitter, he has called her "a wonderful person" and "a great beauty".

He later told TV host Piers Morgan that they had discussed the UK's controversial exit from the European Union.

'Everyone thought it was going to be, oh it's simple, we join or don't join, or let's see what happens'.

If you have a story for our news team, email us at. However the trip has been marred by anti-Trump demonstrations, as people took to the streets in London and the Scottish capital of Edinburgh to protest the President's visit.

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Trump follows in the footsteps of previous Presidents to visit Windsor Castle, including Ronald Reagan in 1982, George W. Bush in 2008, and Barack Obama in 2016.

The President and First Lady will spend the weekend in Scotland, before heading to Helsinki, Finland to meet with Russian president and #BFF4Life Vladmir Putin.

In the interview Trump broke royal protocol by disclosing details of his conversation with the Queen.

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Trump late for meeting with Queen Elizabeth II