Trump waxwork amuses residents in 'off location' of new USA embassy

Trump waxwork amuses residents in 'off location' of new USA embassy

Labour lawmaker David Lammy, who had vowed to lead a protest against Trump if he visited, said the USA president was "too scared of us Londoners, who don't want him darkening our door".

Prime Minister Theresa May was the first foreign leader to visit Trump after his inauguration in January past year, and they were filmed emerging from the White House holding hands.

President Trump claims he cancelled his forthcoming visit to Britain to open the new U.S. embassy because "I am not a big fan of the Obama Administration having sold perhaps the best located and finest embassy in London for 'peanuts, ' only to build a new one in an off location for 1.2 billion dollars". "Bad deal. Wanted me to cut ribbon-NO!"

But British officials have been dismayed by some of Trump's pronouncements, particularly a proposed ban on Muslims entering the United States and most recently when Trump rebuked May on Twitter after she criticized him for retweeting British far-right anti-Islam videos.

Claire Treacy, a spokeswoman for the museum, told The Washington Post that they made a decision to move the wax Trump after learning that the president had canceled his trip.

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson told parliament on Tuesday that he expected Queen Elizabeth II to meet Trump during his visit, saying she was "well capable of taking this or any American president in her stride".

"We were only at the embassy for about 25 minutes, but there were some immediate reactions", she said.

"The U.S.is one of our oldest and most valued allies and our strong and deep partnership will endure", the spokesman said.

Many British politicians have voiced their opposition to Trump being granted a state visit, and say the invite should be recalled.

London Mayor Sadiq Khan, with whom Trump has butted heads frequently, responded positively to the news that the president would not be visiting. In 2009, it was given "listed" status which limits changes that can be made to the building's exterior because of its historical significance. In December, Ambassador Woody Johnson said he was looking forward to welcoming the president when he visited, adding: "I think he will be very impressed with this building and the people who occupy it".

Residents in the up and coming area of Nine Elms got to see the US President after all when the world-famous museum relocated their life-size waxwork of the former reality star from Baker Street to outside the new $1 billion US embassy.

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