Trump’s ‘racism and sexism’ make him unfit to address British parliament

By | May 12, 2019

HuffPost reports:

Donald Trump will be denied the historic honour of addressing parliament during his state visit to the UK next month, government sources have confirmed.

In a major snub to the US President, lingering hopes of him delivering a speech to MPs and peers have been dashed following defiant opposition by Commons Speaker John Bercow, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and others.

Although Barack Obama made a landmark address in Westminster Hall in 2011, Trump will not be allowed the same privilege after the visit’s organisers decided to avoid a diplomatic row over his “racism and sexism”. [Continue reading…]

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