Trump and Obama's meeting with the Queen couldn't have been more different

Trump and Obama's meeting with the Queen couldn't have been more different

As you may have noticed Donald Trump's meeting with the Queen was not one of his finest moments.

The president managed to break royal protocol twice and the whole thing was an absolute shambles.

Luckily for Her Royal Highness, the entire thing didn't last very long, and after a quick afternoon tea the Trumps were soon out of there, and we wouldn't bank on them being invited back anytime soon.

Trump is just the fourth president that the Queen has hosted at Windsor Castle. The previous three were Ronald Reagan in 1982, George W Bush in 2009 and Barack Obama in 2016.

Obama also had a state visit in 2011 and it was almost the complete opposite of what Trump received yesterday.

Trump and First Lady Melania were merely treated to a spot of afternoon tea, whereas the Obamas had a full-on red carpet banquet at Buckingham Palace and even stayed for the night.

Trump's entire time with the Queen lasted less than an hour.

Although the two visits were different in nature (Trump's was a working visit, whilst Obama's was a state visit of England), the Internet couldn't help but notice the major contrast between the two.

Despite reports stating that Trump and the Royals got along, there have been no reports of either exchanging gifts like the Obamas did in 2011.

In 2016, Obama spoke highly of the Queen shortly after her 90th birthday celebrations. He remarked:

She is truly one of my favourite people and should we be fortunate enough to reach 90, may we be as vibrant as she is.

She is an astonishing person and a real jewel to the world and not just to the United Kingdom.

A source of inspiration for me like so many other people around the world.

Trump had praised her during his interview with The Sun newspaper but is yet to release a statement since their meeting.

HT Bustle

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