Associate Professor Mark Shanahan has today been in London on BBC News giving expert coverage of President Trump’s arrival into London ahead of his four day visit, his first to the UK as President. Discussions included topics such Trump’s over exaggeration of US defence spending, trade, and what the UK government should expect from his (diplomatic) visit. One prominent piece of advise Mark gives is that we must respect this visit as one from the Office of the Presidency despite the ‘deeply flawed individual’ who currently heads it –  we must go beyond the individual,;this is a visit about diplomacy and the cementing of relationships: 

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