Churchill's grandson slams Trump for skipping cemetery visit because of weather

Nicholas Soames, a British politician and grandson of Winston Churchill, ripped President TrumpDonald John TrumpFacebook releases audit on conservative bias claims Harry Reid: 'Decriminalizing border crossings is not something that should be at the top of the list' Recessions happen when presidents overlook key problems MORE on Saturday for canceling a cemetery visit in France due to bad weather.

"They died with their face to the foe and that pathetic inadequate @realDonaldTrump couldn’t even defy the weather to pay his respects to The Fallen," Soames tweeted.

Soames, who is a member of Parliament for Mid Sussex, included a hashtag saying Trump is "not fit to represent his great country."

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Trump and first lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpEx-Melania Trump adviser raised concerns of excessive inauguration spending weeks before events: CNN The Hill's Morning Report - Trump moves green cards, citizenship away from poor, low-skilled White House seeks volunteers, musicians for Christmas celebrations MORE were scheduled to visit the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery and Memorial in northern France but had to cancel because of "scheduling and logistical difficulties caused by the weather," the White House said in a statement.

The White House said that chief of staff John KellyJohn Francis KellyMORE and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford planned to attend the ceremony Saturday.

Trump and many members of his administration are in France this weekend to commemorate Armistice Day. Nov. 11 marks 100 years since the end of World War I.

Former top Obama aide Ben Rhodes also called out Trump for not visiting the cemetery, saying that under the previous White House there was "always a rain option. Always."