>> 1.7 million Brits asked for a date and now they have it. On February 20th, Britain's Parliament will debate cancelling a state visit by US President Donald Trump, triggered by an online petition urging a rethink. It says a visit would risk embarrassing the Queen. The petition a grassroots backlash against Trump's so called Muslim ban.
It's one of the most popular measures ever to go on the Parliament website, second only to a petition calling for a second referendum on EU membership.>>
]>> On Monday evening, an even more vocal display of protest, as tens of thousands took to the streets across Britain.
But in her post Brexit quest to form closer ties with Washington->> Prime Minister should President Trump's state visit go ahead?>> British Prime Minister Theresa May is standing firm, answering pleas to reconsider with a straight no.