Posted on July 18, 2018
During the President’s first official visit to London last week, he met Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle, where the pair proceeded to inspect a Guard of Honour comprised of the Coldstream Guards. The long-standing tradition was widely-discussed after it appeared President Trump had broken royal protocol by walking ahead of the Queen.
Now, in a new statement, Trump wrongly stated that the honour bestowed upon him was one that had not been carried out for decades – which is totally untrue. The Queen actually inspects her Honour Guard many times a year and does so for important events such as visiting heads of state. Of the president’s claims, royal commentator Richard Fitzwilliams told The Independent: “This is obviously total fiction.