Two Thirds Of Britons Oppose Inviting Donald Trump To Prince Harry And Meghan Markle’s Wedding; Poll
The latest figures suggest Britons still aren’t warming to Trump, especially women.

An overwhelming majority of Britons do not want President Trump be invited to the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the latest Ipsos MORI Political Monitor found.

The new poll shows that almost 69% think Trump should not go to the wedding in Windsor on May 19, compared with just 23% who thought he should.

Some 79% of younger people between 18-34s and 59% of those aged 55+ opposed Trump’s invitation.  Women are also more likely to oppose 78% than men 58%.

Almost Four fifths of Labour voters, 80% compared with Conservative voters 63% opposed Trump’ invitation too.

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The head of political research at Ipsos MORI, Gideon Skinner said: “Britons haven’t felt very positive towards President Trump since he was elected, and these latest figures suggest they still aren’t warming to him – especially women.”

If the US former President Barack Obama is invited, almost two in four, 39% of the Brits think Trump should be invited, while a majority 54% still think he should not be invited.

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Last year, it was reported that the UK government urged the couple not to invite Obama to the royal wedding, for fear of offending President Trump.

In his explosive book “Fire And Fury” about Trump’s White House, the author Michael Wolff claimed Trump would sabotage a post-Brexit trade deal with Britain if he was not invited.

“I don’t know about that. We haven’t put the invites together yet.”, prince Harry replied when he was asked in December whether he would invite Obama.

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Wolff told The Mail On Sunday: “He sees the Queen in reality TV show terms. That’s the Trump modus operandi. He will try to Trumpalise the Queen and Buckingham Palace,”

“Trump’s foreign policy doctrine is simple: you Brits suck up to him and enlist in whatever geopolitical fantasy he has going, he’ll give you what you want, though only if it doesn’t hurt him.” Wolff added: “It is not so much vengeance, rather ’you flatter me and I’ll flatter you’.”

The poll also revealed the Prime Minister Theresa May’s ratings with the public as some 38% are satisfied with her performance, while 55% are dissatisfied.

Some 20% of Britons think things will improve, as 52% think things will get worse about the country’s economic prospects in the year ahead.

Labour remains slightly ahead of the Conservatives on voting intention, at 42% to 39%.  The Liberal Democrats are on 9%, the Greens on 2 and Ukip on 3.

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