Emily Thornberry suggests that Trump should meet Greta Thunberg and David Attenborough during his UK visit

Emily Thornberry suggests that Trump should meet Greta Thunberg and David Attenborough during his UK visit

During today's PMQ's the topics of Brexit, Donald Trump and climate change all overlapped like some glorious crossover event coming to a cinema near you.

On Tuesday it was announced the that president of the United States will be visiting the UK in June as part of an official state visit that will see him stop by Buckingham Palace for a quick chin wag.

The prospect of the widely despised Republican paying another visit to the UK hasn't been received too well but with every setback comes a major opportunity, and with Trump here again perhaps we could teach him a thing or two.

While addressing the Commons today, Labour MP Emily Thornberry, who was standing in for Jeremy Corbyn, asked David Lidington questions about the 'Irish backstop' and Theresa May's withdrawal agreement.

In response, Lidington recited the same old government script of encouraging MPs to support the deal, except for the problem with this is that the US has already ruled out a free trade deal if the Irish border was in some way disrupted.

Thornberry then lashed out at the Tories, accusing them of attempting to spend millions in order to get Trump to agree to a deal before suggesting who they should introduce the president to.

The government is going to spend millions giving Donald Trump the red carpet, golden carriage treatment in June and maybe the state banquet might be worth it as long as he is forced to sit next to Greta Thunberg

Or how about this? He has Greta on one side and David Attenborough on the other? That would be three hours well spent. 

For those who might not be aware, Thunberg is the 16-year-old Swedish climate change activist who has become something of a sensation in the past few months and has also been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize.

Attenborough, on the other hand, has made a few nature documentaries. You might have seen them?

Given that Trump often struggles with the very real problem of climate change the entire world might actually benefit if he were to sit next to Thunberg and Attenborough for a few hours.

Thornberry's amazing clap back at both the government and Trump has gone down very well on Twitter.

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