Protesters plan to fly Trump baby blimp near Scottish Parliament

The Women’s March in London in 2017

In an interview to The Sun tabloid published late on Thursday, the US President said May's plan would "probably kill the deal" as it would mean the US "would be dealing with the EU" instead of with the UK.

The issue dominated Mrs May's talks with the President, and at Chequers Mr Trump told his host: "Whatever you do is OK with me". Trump said that May's "soft" blueprint for the UK's future dealings with the European Union would probably "kill" any future trade deals with the US.

"The idea that we would park our rights and privileges and freedoms because it may cause offence to a USA president, I think people in London and the United Kingdom would find objectionable as indeed would Americans", he said.

During the interview, Trump also praised former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and criticized London Mayor Sadiq Khan, London's first-ever Muslim mayor, one of the most prominent Muslim politicians in Europe.

The 20ft inflatable depicting the U.S. president as a nappy-clad baby holding a mobile phone was flown above Parliament Square in London on Friday.

"The idea that we restrict freedom of speech, the right to assemble, the right to protest because somebody might be offended is a slippery slope", he told BBC radio, adding that a protest to welcome Trump was also planned.

"I think most people in Britain will think this is that this is a fair, pragmatic and reasonable approach".

"That is really where the preparations are centred on, ports and airports that deal with trade from the United Kingdom". "I think he has done a very bad job on terrorism", he said. I am doing a great job, I can tell you, just in case you haven't noticed.

Mr Trump has previously spoken of his admiration for the Queen, telling The Sun that she is a "tremendous woman".

The president admitted the big balloon got to him.

"I believe after speaking with the prime minister's people and representatives and trade experts it will absolutely be possible", he said in a reversal that was greeted with relief by ministers and business leaders.

The President said he used to "love London as a city", but feels "unwelcome" by the protests marking his visit. "I haven't been there in a long time".

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