Giant Trump robot tweeting on toilet makes debut at London protests
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A large robot designed to look like President TrumpDonald John Trump Trump responds to calls to tear down monuments with creation of 'National Garden' of statues Trump: Children are taught in school to 'hate their own country' Trump accuses those tearing down statues of wanting to 'overthrow the American Revolution' MORE tweeting while sitting on the toilet made its debut in London on Tuesday as thousands of protesters demonstrated in the city against President Trump’s state visit to the United Kingdom.

Photos captured of the massive protests on Tuesday showed the robot positioned among countless protesters in Trafalgar Square in central London to mark the second day of Trump’s state visit.


The robot, which imagines Trump with an enlarged head sitting on a toilet, also made movements and a variety of noises mimicking flatulence and said phrases such as “I’m a very stable genius” and “You're fake news” at the demonstration, according to The Washington Post.

Don Lessem, a Philadelphia-based dinosaur expert who made the robot, said last month that his goal was “to create this year's attention-getting and bile-producing sequel to the Trump baby balloon, and one that could be more easily deployed at rallies all over the world.”

In the interview at the time, Lessem said he had been in contact with the organizers behind protests in London this year and last year that saw a balloon depicting Trump as a diaper-clad baby for his state visits.

According to the Post, 75,000 people were estimated to have attended demonstrations in London protesting his visit on Tuesday. Other estimates reported in U.K. media pegged the number in the hundreds of thousands.

Trump has dismissed such reports, saying at a press conference earlier on Tuesday that the protests targeting his visit to the country are “fake news.”

The president also said that he has seen “thousands of people” come out in support of his three-day visit and only a “small protest" on Tuesday.