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>> 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.
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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.>>
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]>> On Monday evening, an even more vocal display of protest, as tens of thousands took to the streets across Britain.
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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.