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The Queen Will Invite President Trump to Windsor

“She is our secret weapon,” say ministers.

Tim Shipman
The Times

Donald Trump is to be invited to meet the Queen as the government deploys its “secret weapon” to cement close ties with the new American president.

Plans to roll out the red carpet for Trump with a state visit in the summer of 2017 are being drawn up at the highest levels in Whitehall.

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A formal invitation for Trump to make the UK one of his first foreign stops will be issued once he is sworn in as president on January 20.

Discussions between British officials and Trump’s team are expected to begin soon to ensure that a date can be agreed for June or July next year. The Queen will also send an official congratulatory message to the president to mark the inauguration.

Details of the planning were revealed by two ministers and a senior official close to Downing Street. A No 10 source confirmed that Trump would visit in 2017…

Continue this story at The Times

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