On Thursday, Trump tried to downplay the protests that are expected to be seen during his visit to the UK.
During a press conference before he departed for the NATO summit in Brussels, Trump was asked about his feelings on the planned protests.
Trump replied, “I think it’s fine. I think they like me a lot in the U.K. I think they agree with me on immigration.” He added that he “partially won an election” because of his immigration views.
He went on and said, “I said I’m going to a few hot spots. We have NATO, then we have the U.K., and then we have [Russian President Vladimir] Putin.”
He added that he believes “Putin may be the easiest of them all. But I’m going to a pretty hot spot right now with a lot of resignations.”
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Trump’s claim comes as tens of thousands of protesters are expected to take to the streets. London Mayor Sadiq Khan also approved a “Trump baby” blimp to fly over the Houses of Parliament during Trump’s visit.
However, during the trip, he is expected to avoid London as much as possible.
Below is the video:
Reporter: How do you feel about the planned protests of your visit in the U.K.?
— CBS News (@CBSNews) July 12, 2018
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