Trump cancels London visit to dedicate new US Embassy, citing ‘bad deal’ to sell and relocate building – Washington Post

The new U.S. Embassy building is seen during a press preview near the River Thames in London. (Reuters) President Trump said he has called off a planned ceremonial visit to Britain because he didn’t want to be associated with what he called a bad real estate deal in which the U.S. Embassy is being relocated from central London to “an off location.” In a Twitter message shortly before midnight Thursday, Trump implicitly rejected reports that the trip — never announced but widely assumed to be in February — was being scrapped over concerns that the U.S. leader would be...

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