Trump cancels trip to London, says he won't cut ribbon at new US Embassy

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No Trip to London Since Embassy Site Is a 'Bad Deal

- nbcphiladelphia.com
13 Jan 2018
A general view of the new United States Embassy building in London, Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. President Donald Trump says he canceled upcoming trip to London because he doesn't like the choice of a new embassy. Some British lawmakers have questioned whether Trump would be welcome in London after some of his earlier comments.

President Trump 'Wrong' To Call London Embassy Area An 'Off Location,' Residents

13 Jan 2018
President Trump 'Wrong' To Call London Embassy Area An 'Off Location,' Residents Say : Parallels Trump canceled a trip to open the new U.S. Embassy and complained that it was in an undesirable location. The revitalized area of south London includes multimillion-dollar waterfront apartments.
- npr.org

Trump says he canceled trip to London

- thehill.com
13 Jan 2018
President Trump Donald John Trump House Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. for 'serious case of amnesia' after testimony Skier Lindsey Vonn: I don't want to represent Trump at Olympics Poll: 4 in 10 Republicans think senior Trump advisers had improper dealings with Russia MORE said late Thursday that he canceled a trip to London to open the new U.S. Embassy there, citing an ...

The British Are Tweeting Hilarious Fake Reasons For Trump Canceling His London Trip Addicting Info

13 Jan 2018
Furthermore, the current embassy was financed by the sale of the previous embassy, as well as the sale of two other State Department properties in London and was completed without exceeding the proposed budget. So, why did Trump really cancel his trip to London? Is it because that London Mayor Sadiq Khan has made it abundantly clear that Trump is not welcome in the city? ...
- addictinginfo.com

The US embassy in London responds to Donald Trump on bad deal

- businessinsider.com
13 Jan 2018
Asked about the PM's views on south London after the president described the embassy's new site as an "off location," the Number 10 spokesman said: "I think Vauxhall is a vibrant and important part of London and home to many businesses. Obviously Apple are moving their headquarters there."

The Real Reason Trump Canceled His Trip to Britain

13 Jan 2018
President Donald Trump will no longer go to the U.K. next month for his scheduled visit to inaugurate the new U.S. embassy in London, according to reports Thursday. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson may go in his place for the opening of the $1 billion embassy, the Guardian reported, citing unnamed government sources.
- alternet.org

President Trump Cancels Visit to London

- travelandleisure.com
13 Jan 2018
The U.S. embassy in London will move from the Mayfair district to a larger building in Vauxhall, South London. According to the BBC , the Mayfair embassy was "too small to put in the modern security it needed." The new embassy will open on January 16. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will likely preside over the ribbon-cutting.

A Building Sale? Please Here's The REAL Reason Trump Cancelled His Trip To London

13 Jan 2018
What's more, the decision to relocate the embassy from Grosvenor Square to Nine Elms was made by former President George W. Bush in 2008, not by former President Barack Obama. After a full evaluation, the downtown embassy was deemed too difficult to secure, and Bush decided to build a new embassy from scratch so the latest security measures could be employed.
- dailywire.com

Trump wrongly faults Obama for London embassy

- politifact.com
13 Jan 2018
Actually, the Bush administration put the plan in place after concluding that the existing embassy could not meet security requirements. The cost was about $200 million less than Trump said, $1.02 billion rather than $1.2 billion, and was financed through the sale of the old embassy and two other State Department properties in London.

Trump Cancels England Trip After Public Unwelcome London Mayor's Response Is Gold

13 Jan 2018
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 18: London Mayor Sadiq Khan (C) attends an equality workshop with pupils at Platanos College to mark the launch of his campaign to celebrate women's equality on December 18, 2017 in London, England. 2018 will mark 100 years since women secured the right to vote in the UK following the suffrage movement. (Photo by Jack Taylor/Getty Images)
- bipartisanreport.com

The U S ambassador in London contradicted just about everything Trump said about the new embassy

- washingtonpost.com
13 Jan 2018
Yet its "off location" Trump described is by design. The sprawling 450-acre compound south of the Thames River, fixed on a hill and surrounded by a moat and other security measures, fulfills security requirements that embassies be isolated from other buildings and 100 feet away from roads to avoid car bombs and other attacks following the al-Qaeda embassy bombings in ...

No trip to London since embassy site is a 'bad deal

13 Jan 2018
But a full-blown state visit replete with golden carriages and pomp has been deferred amid the threat of huge anti-Trump protests. The idea had gradually evolved into a working visit in which Trump would open the London embassy. In December, Johnson said he was looking forward to welcoming the president.
- azfamily.com
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