Donald Trump planned state visit to commence in Finsbury Park

Written by: Sophie Taylor

Hold the actual phone. Donald Trump’s planned state visit to the UK could be set to occur earlier this year, “as early as May”, London police chief Sir Brian Hogarth says. What joy…

But that’s not all. Despite mass protest and UK wide opposition to this visit, the President’s potential visit to the UK, which will include an audience with the Queen, is still to go ahead. In Finsbury Park. Nearly two million people signed a petition calling on Theresa May to cancel the visit, but new information points to a North London based welcome as Trump has stated his (unfounded/childish/immature) fear of Central London based meetings and any travel near Westminster.

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Stroud Green Road will be the setting for a President’s March and ‘short parade’ likely to take place the morning of the visit. There is talk of a huge welcome ceremony with an ‘olde english style street party’ complete with flags and tables upon tables of cucumber sandwiches and carrot cake.  Jeremy Corbyn has spoken out, stating his concerns. “Finsbury Park will simply not welcome this man.”

But it seems that planning for Mr Trump’s visit seems to be well underway as Sir Brian told local radio that the London Metropolitan Police were expecting huge protests.

“At the moment, people are concerned there will be lots of protests. There have been protests already. We’ve had about 20,000 people recently – all very peaceful.

“I’ve no doubt, as the days pass, we’ll make assessments on what’s going to happen, so we can’t definitely say there will be huge amounts of problems.

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Just another bizarre update in the crazy world we now live in. Talk about fake news. 

A planned protest is currently being organised via Facebook to oppose this North London based greeting on Monday, 6pm outside 10 Downing Street. See you there. 

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