Trump lashes out at 'fake, disgusting news' as he denies he was late for his meeting with the Queen

11:21 • 03.08.18



US President Donald Trump has spoken of his meeting with the Queen - and strongly rejected that he was late to greet her or that he overstayed his welcome, the Daily Mail reports. 


Speaking at a passionate rally in Pennsylvania last night, the president - who visited Britain in July - said the "fake, fake, disgusting news" was responsible for lying about his encounter with Elizabeth II.


He said: “I was asked to have tea with the Queen, who is incredible by the way. Incredible.  


“I landed [and] I'm on the ground and I'm waiting with the King's and the Queen's guards, wonderful people. I'm waiting. I was about 15 minutes early and I'm waiting with my wife and that's fine. Hey, it's the Queen, right? We can wait. But I'm a little early.”


He added: “So, I then go up and meet the Queen and she is fantastic. We then go up and we have tea. And I didn't know this - it was supposed to last 15 minutes but it lasted like an hour. Because we got along. And she liked our first lady and our first lady liked her.


“But we got along fantastically well. But the time went by - you know, sometimes you get along and the time goes by. 


“So here was the story by the fake news: The president was 15 minutes late for the Queen. Wrong. 


“And then, here's the rest of the story: The president overstayed. So I was late and I overstayed. But honestly, folks, it was such a beautiful, beautiful visit and afternoon. 


“But they can make anything bad because they are the fake, fake, disgusting news.” 


He earlier said he has “great respect for the UK - the United Kingdom. Great respect.”


The president then discussed the country's names, explaining: “People call it ‘Britain’, they call it ‘Great Britain’. They used to call it ‘England’, different parts. But the UK - great respect.”

He also lashed out at 'low-IQ' Maxine Waters during the speech.


Trump took the stage at an arena in Wilkes-Barre by declaring: “I'm thrilled to be back in the state that gave us American independence.” A protester was thrown out of the event just 13 minutes as Trump shouted, “Get them out of here”.


The President asked his supporters to 'remember that incredible night' when he won the 2016 election and re-hashed favorite topics including his summits with Kim Jong-un and President Putin; tax cuts; immigration policy; and NATO military spending.


President Trump described how he told his wife about how he “just stopped missiles from being launched every two seconds” or accomplished other things, and thinks the media' is “finally going to treat me so good,” but doesn't.


He also mocked the press for saying he wasn't tough enough on Putin.

 

Trump said he was kept waiting by the Queen and her guards before he could have tea with her at Windsor Castle 

 Donald Trump lashed out at the 'fake, fake, disgusting news media' and 'low-IQ' Maxine Waters during a typically passionate speech at a rally in Pennsylvania on Thursday night

Queen Elizabeth II and President of the United States, Donald Trump walk from the Quadrangle after inspecting an honour guard at Windsor Castle on July 13

 





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