US President Donald Trump is mulling a visit to the United Kingdom immediately after the country leaves the European Union in March.
The US ambassador to London, Woody Johnson, said on Monday that a state visit by Trump to the UK will be highly possible to take place in May, more than a month after Brexit.
Trump visited the UK last year amid widespread public protests as authorities were forced to make the visit an informal one. Nonetheless, the US president met Queen Elizabeth II as the head of the UK during the trip in July.
Johnson said a formal Trump’s visit to the UK, as promised last year by British Prime Minister Theresa May, would be better to coincide with ceremonies in the country to mark the end of the Second World War.
“Between you and me, I think that would be a good time,” said the US envoy while speaking to the BBC Radio, adding, “I would think the President would be in favor of it and looking forward to it because…