June 17, 2024
Theresa May humiliated as private Donald Trump meeting left off President's agenda.
Downing Street insisted there was nothing unusual in the arrangements for Tuesday’s talks.
Downing Street insisted there was nothing unusual in the arrangements for Tuesday’s talks.

THERESA MAY has been left humiliated after formal one-to-one talks with Donald Trump were left off the agenda.

The US President floated the possibility of finding time to meet up with friend Nigel Farage and Tory leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson during the three-day state visit.

But in an apparent snub to the outgoing Prime Minister, no time was allocated for private discussions.

Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, a leading contender in the race replace the premier who won praise from Mr Trump in the days before his visit, will be among those present during talks with the president in the cabinet room at No 10 on Tuesday.

After a lunch in the state dining room, Mrs May and Mr Trump will give a joint press conference where the President is likely to face questions about Brexit and the Tory leadership race.

And No 10 will be braced for the President to publicly wade into the row about the UK potentially involving Chinese firm Huawei in a major upgrade to mobile networks in the face of security warnings.

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