It’s a first. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania have been invited by Prince Charles and his wife Camilla for tea at Clarence House in June. President Trump and Melania will be hosted by the Queen at an official state banquet during their visit to the U.K. in June.

Daily Caller -Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall will reportedly host the unexpected meeting at the couple’s official residence when the first lady and president travel to the U.K. in June, per the Daily Mail on Monday. It will reportedly be a first for an heir to the throne to host a U.S. president in such an intimate capacity.

It will come on the same day as the Queen’s official state banquet for Mr. Trump, which Charles will also attend. The prince did not meet the President on his working visit to Britain last year, which included a meeting with the Queen at Windsor Castle amid massive protests in the capital.

From the Daily Mail – Reports at the time suggested Charles and his sons William and Harry had refused to have anything to do with the arrangements, which was seen as a snub by the Americans.

There were also claims – strongly denied – that a future state visit was in jeopardy because Mr. Trump feared being lectured by Charles over issues such as climate change.

There were also claims – strongly denied – that a future state visit was in jeopardy because Mr. Trump feared being lectured by Charles over issues such as climate change.

In a sign of the prince’s growing role in the light of the Queen’s advanced age – she is 93 – it will be the first time he has hosted a US president in a personal capacity.

It also suggests that Charles has put his personal feelings aside in the interests of the country, as he promised he would in a BBC interview to celebrate his 70th birthday last year. Clarence House last night declined to comment but it has emerged that Charles will be playing a ‘full and prominent’ role in Mr. Trump’s high-profile, three-day visit, which starts on June 3.


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