Donald Trump's UK visit reportedly delayed amid Jayda Fransen retweet furore

Donald Trump's UK visit reportedly delayed amid Jayda Fransen retweet furore

The US President retweeted anti-Muslim videos posted by Britain First's deputy leader

Friday, December 1, 2017

A planned visit to the United Kingdom by Donald Trump has reportedly been pushed back amid the ongoing row over his retweets. 

The President was due to come to London on a state visit in January to open the new American embassy, but he was not scheduled to meet the Queen. 

The decision to push back the trip to February was reportedly made by US officials as the President continues to weather the fallout from sharing videos posted by a far-right figure. 

Trump posted three anti-Muslim videos onto his personal Twitter account which were originally put onto the site by Britain First Deputy Leader Jayda Fransen. 

This prompted a spokesperson for Prime Minister Theresa May to call him out, saying this was wrong - only for him to lash out on Twitter, telling her to focus on Islamic terrorism in the UK. 

The decision to retweet Fransen has prompted outrage in the United Kingdom. 

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