Theresa May: Piss Off, Petitioners
Thus far, over 1.6 million lost and confused Brits have signed the petition to ban Trump from entering the U.K. So many in fact that the Parliment will debate the matter in February
The British parliament will hold a debate on calls to cancel Donald Trump’s state visit, due to be hosted by the Queen this year, after 1.6 million people signed a petition in support of scrapping or downgrading the invitation.
The debate will be held in Westminster Hall on 20 February and will also consider a rival petition in support of the US president’s visit, which has 114,000 signatures.
Yet, there is very little to worry about. Theresa May’s office just released a statement indicating that the petition will have no impact on her decision to invite Trump to the UK. The Prime minister views the petition as a form of protest which she believes is healthy.
In other words, “The invitation stands.”