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Making nice at the end, President Donald Trump eased up Tuesday on his frequent criticisms of outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May over her handling of the tortured Brexit deal, declaring that history will remember her fondly if the United Kingdom can successfully leave the European Union.

"I think we'll have a very very substantial trade deal, it'll be a very fair deal, and I think it's something we both want to do", Trump told May and business leaders at the start of a roundtable meeting.

Trump's state visit, promised by May back in January 2017 when she became the first foreign leader to meet him after he took office, has been cast as a chance to celebrate Britain's "special relationship" with the United States, boost trade links and reaffirm security cooperation.

The dinosaur expert, who usually makes models of prehistoric creatures, says people in Britain need to know there are Americans who don't support Trump.

Large protests are expected during the United States president's visit, as was the case during his trip previous year. She also declined to chastise Trump for any of the remarks he made about the two politicians.

But he and May hinted at a major obstacle in future talks: U.K.'s cherished National Health Service, which sets prices and pays for hospital care, drugs and other medical services in the country. "Far-right extreme views are being normalized because they are being given succor by Donald Trump".

Organisers, who wore red jumpsuits and hats marked "Trump Babysitters" had earlier launched the orange inflatable Baby blimp, prompting huge cheers from onlookers.

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Pregnant protester Lauren Donaldson, 31, who was wearing a t-shirt saying "bumps against Trump" over her baby bump, said she was on the streets because the president's "policies are terrible. but he, himself, he's horrible".

"Everything Trump stands for - misogyny, climate denying - everything about him is wrong", marble restorer Steve Gray told AFP.

The president's three-day visit - centred around Wednesday's D-Day 75th-anniversary commemorations - comes at a tricky time for Britain, with May stepping down within weeks over her handling of Brexit. Police have erected barricades to stop protesters marching past the gates of Downing St.

"Let's do this deal", Trump said.

Instead of taking his armored motorcade from point to point in London this week, Trump has relied on his Marine One helicopter - even for short distances - avoiding protests on the city's streets. London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who Trump insulted on Twitter as he was landing at Stansted Airport on Monday, has allowed demonstrators to fly a giant balloon depicting Trump as a baby in a diaper. The two spent much of Monday together, in a schedule which involved inspecting the guard of honor, tea and a state banquet hosted by Queen Elizabeth II.

But Johnson, a former mayor of London, turned down the offer because he was preparing for a political event. "I think it will happen", he said, adding: "This is a great, great country, and it wants to have its own identity".

At Monday's state banquet, Trump hailed the sovereign as a "great, great woman" as the Trump dynasty joined the royal family in the Buckingham Palace ballroom.

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