Trump to visit UK in July

Trump to visit UK in July
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpGillibrand backs federal classification of third gender: report Former Carter pollster, Bannon ally Patrick Caddell dies at 68 Heather Nauert withdraws her name from consideration for UN Ambassador job MORE will travel to the United Kingdom this summer for a "working visit" with Prime Minister Theresa May, the White House announced Thursday.

Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced the July 13 trip during a briefing with reporters' children at the White House for Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.

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The visit will include a meeting between Trump and May, who have clashed in the past over issues including trade and terrorism.

A Downing Street spokesperson confirmed the meeting and said further details about the trip would be forthcoming.

May was the first foreign leader to visit Trump at the White House after his inauguration last year, but a close bond was not formed.

Trump and May publicly clashed over an intelligence leak regarding last year’s terror attack in Manchester, England, and over the president’s decision to share a tweet from a British far-right group.

“.@Theresa_May, don’t focus on me, focus on the destructive Radical Islamic Terrorism that is taking place within the United Kingdom. We are doing just fine!” Trump tweeted after May criticized him.

Both governments have tried to schedule a presidential visit in the past, but plans have been scrapped after flare-ups between the two leaders.

The tensions have impeded May’s efforts to broker a new trade agreement with the U.S., which will be necessary once Great Britain leaves the European Union.

Updated at 11:58 a.m.