Donald Trump Attacks Theresa May Over Brexit ; Brits Slam 'Rudeness'

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He said London mayor Sadiq Khan, who has allowed protesters to raise a giant diaper-clad balloon mocking the United States president next to parliament on Friday, was doing "a awful job" on crime.

More than 60,000 people have signed up to demonstrate in London on Friday when protesters intend to fly a large balloon over parliament portraying Trump as an orange, snarling baby.

The controversy will shadow the president across Britain on Friday much like the 20-foot (6-meter) tall balloon depicting him as an angry baby that will be airborne for his visit.

Trump has been getting around by helicopter to avoid the protests in central London. They are expecting up to 8,000 people to take part throughout the day.

Despite a series of diplomatic spats between Britain and Trump, the British government is hoping for a quick trade deal with the USA after it leaves the European Union.

The Sun said the interview was conducted Thursday in Brussels, before Trump travelled to Britain.

"Women's March London is holding a joyful day of noise and action which will serve as a timely reminder of the collective challenges the world is facing and the importance of joining together in solidarity to overcome these challenges".

"It's also about giving a boost to those in America resisting his policies", he said.

In Scotland, almost 8,000 people had signed a petition to be allowed to fly the giant Trump baby ballon over the Turnberry course where the USA president is expected to play golf Saturday.

Trump also set a hard line on the country's ongoing "Brexit" negotiations, telling the tabloid that he advised Prime Minister Theresa May against the "soft" blueprint she recently presented to alleviate economic fallout as the country separates from the European Union. The issue was debated in Parliament, where the House speaker made clear that Trump would not be given the honor of speaking in Parliament.

His meeting with May will take place in her Chequers country residence on Friday, followed by tea with Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle. Donald Trump told The Sun that the blimp makes him feel like he's not welcome here.

Khan approved the protesters' plan to fly the Trump blimp over London earlier this month, while police in Scotland have rejected their proposal for Trump's visit to Turnberry there over the weekend.

Trump went on: "You have a mayor who has done a awful job in London".

Khan described the blimp as a "peaceful protest".

A Downing Street spokesperson told HuffPost UK: "On Friday she is going to have a separate program in London, and because it's in London I'm not able to share the location but she plans to meet veterans and local schoolchildren". I haven't been there in a long time. "I think they like me a lot in the UK".

When asked whether he'd like to see the United Kingdom pull further from the United Kingdom and opt for a "hard Brexit", Trump told reporters "It's not for me to say", and stuck to this line when pushed harder for comment.

His departure from the US ambassador's residence aboard the presidential helicopter was met by jeers from demonstrators banging pots and pans, and another group of protesters lined roads near the palace.