Britons Threaten Protest Ahead Of Trump's UK Visit This Summer

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There is speculation that, as a result of possible crowd trouble, Trump will meet the Queen or other royals at Windsor Castle, and will join the PM at her Chequers countryside retreat, rather than in central London, The Independent reports.

Asked about the idea that Mr Trump's abrasive style was a Scottish trait, a Downing Street spokesman said: 'We recognise the excellent characteristics of the Scottish people and the contribution they make to the United Kingdom as a whole'.

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May said Thursday she was looking forward to meeting with Trump.

The London Mayor, a member of Britain's Labour Party, said in November that an official visit by Trump "would not be welcomed" and that Trump was touting "a vile, extremist group" in his tweets.

During a "Take Your Daughters and Sons to Work Day" press briefing, Sanders told reporters and their children alike that Trump will make his way across the pond July 13. "Further details will be set out in due course", he said.

Mr Johnson said Mr Trump's combative style was down to his Scottish roots and insisted he was "thick skinned" enough to deal with protest.

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Meanwhile, the offer of a ceremonial state visit remains on the table, according to a Whitehall source. "He will also no doubt see that Londoners hold their liberal values of freedom of speech very dear".

Despite the looming threats of protest, the US ambassador to Britain, Woody Johnson, insisted that Trump is "very thick-skinned" and can handle the tough crowds.

London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who has clashed with the president over the response to a terror attack in the capital, said: "If he comes to London, President Trump will experience an open and diverse city that has always chosen unity over division and hope over fear".

Varadkar invited Trump to Ireland last month. It seems thousands of people have announced via a popular social media platform that they will attend a protest hosted by a campaign group calling itself Stop Trump.

"He's going to get a lot of criticism".