President Trump’s popularity is radioactive in the United Kingdom as it is in much of Europe. He recently made his reputation worse by publicly attacking London’s Mayor, Sadiq Khan, following an ISIS terror attack against the city. Mayor Khan and other British politicians have come out publicly against President Trump’s visit to the United Kingdom.
In previous reports, the President had requested to ride in the Queen’s gold-plated carriage throughout London. This demand had worried Britain’s security establishment since such an adventure through London would have entailed many risks.