'Trump Baby' balloon heading to Scotland

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13 July, 2018

Protests are expected at every stop Trump makes along the way, including a caricature blimp of him as a baby holding a smartphone flown near Parliament on Friday. The first lady wore a bodycon beige dress, cinched with an orange skinny belt, accessorized with beige stilettos.

Referring to the separation of undocumented parents and children, they wrote: "It is with great sadness that we have followed reports of events in recent months which have seen families ripped apart and children placed in cages". But instead of attending business in London, which is what most heads of state who arrive in the United Kingdom do, Trump will head to a business sector gala at Blenheim Palace, the birthplace of Winston Churchill which is outside the city.

Rarely has a foreign leader been so mocked on an official visit - London's mayor, Sadiq Khan, a Muslim who has challenged Trump's worldview OK'd the balloon, which is an apt symbol of Trump's tempestuous relationship with Britain, traditionally the United States' closest ally. Some plan to stage an "all-night noise protest" outside the barricades surrounding Winfield House later Thursday, with those attending urged to "bring pots, drums and vuvuzelas". "I'd like to see them be able to work it out so it could go quickly, whatever they work out". That includes this week's resignations of members of the Cabinet and Parliament over May's proposals to keep some agreements intact after leaving the European Union next year.

But besides that, the U.S. president is set to avoid much of the mass protests as most of his official engagements have been planned outside London.

Mr Trump - whose mother was from the Isle of Lewis - is due to touch down in Scotland on Friday night before spending the weekend at the famous South Ayrshire course, which he bought in 2014.

"I think they like me a lot in the UK", Trump said in Brussels.

The president is not now scheduled to visit Aberdeenshire, but Eric Trump hinted that a trip to Menie could still be added to his father's itinerary at the last minute.

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But Donald Trump is not just any leader.

A 20-foot-tall blimp depicting President Trump as a cartoon baby stands inflated in London's Bingfield Park.

Yet Trump's schedule will largely keep him out of central London.

"I think that's why Brexit happened", he told a news conference before flying to Stansted Airport north of London.

And with a giant "Trump Baby" balloon set to fly in the air over multiple demonstrations, USA officials urged Americans to "keep a low profile" in the English capital.

Mr Trump's son Eric arrived in Scotland on Thursday for a golfing trip of his own, playing a round at the Trump International Golf Links in Balmedie, Aberdeenshire.

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, the author of "Trump's America", said parallels can be drawn between Churchill's years in the wilderness during the 1930s and Trump's emergence in Republican politics from outside the establishment. The protesters will gather here ahead of the visit by President Trump.


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