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BRITAIN: Parliament Abandons Plan For Address By Trump After Denouncement By Commons Speaker

The Guardian reports: The government has abandoned the idea of Donald Trump addressing the joint Houses of Parliament when he comes to Britain for a state visit later this year after objections by MPs led by the Commons Speaker John Bercow. The US president’s controversial visit is now expected to run from a Thursday to a Sunday in late summer ...

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BRITAIN: House Of Commons Speaker John Bercow Declares Trump Unwelcome To Address Parliament

The BBC reports: House of Commons Speaker John Bercow has said he would be “strongly opposed” to US President Donald Trump addressing the Houses of Parliament during his state visit to the UK. Mr Bercow told MPs “opposition to racism and sexism” were “hugely important considerations”. He was applauded by SNP MPs after his comments. President Trump was invited to ...

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