Trump visit: a necessary evil for the UK?
The British public seems to understand this dilemma to some extent, though, as a new Independent/BMG survey has shown. When asked if they thought Trump should have been invited to visit, the largest share of respondents (42 percent) said 'no'. Asked if they thought the UK should make every effort to accommodate Trump in order to negotiate a trade agreement however, the responses were essentially flipped, with most (44 percent) saying it must indeed do this. The controversy surrounding his visit this Thursday is probably the least of May's worries at the moment, but it nevertheless seems that for her, this is simply a necessary evil for her long-term plans for the country.
Survey responses on the subject of U.S. President Trump's 2018 visit to the United Kingdom*