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Trump's visit to the UK was rescheduled so Parliament can't snub him

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President Trump's planned visit to the U.K. wasn't exactly popular among the British. A petition to prevent him from making an official state visit reached more than 1 million signatures.

He's still coming, but he won't be able to talk to Parliament, The Independent reports. Trump's visit was delayed until sometime between late August and the end of September. Parliament has a scheduled recess in that stretch, so Trump could avoid the embarrassment of Parliament's objection. 

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People hold a banner as they take part in a protest march in London, against U.S. President Donald Trump's ban on travellers and immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries entering the U.S., Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017. Thousands of protesters have marched on Parliament in London to demand that the British government withdraw its invitation to U.S. President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

The trip had originally been scheduled for June. Whenever it happens, activists say Trump will be met with the biggest anti-racism protest in British history

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John Bercow, the Speaker of the House of Commons, listens as Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto delivers an address to members of the British All-Party Parliamentary Group at the Houses of Parliament in London, Tuesday, March 3, 2015. The President and his wife are guests of Britain's Queen Elizabeth during their three day state visit to Britain. (AP Photo/Toby Melville, pool)

House of Commons speaker John Bercow faces controversy for saying he would reject any motion to have Trump address Parliament. He is facing a motion of no confidence from other members of Parliament. 

But he had some supporters after announcing his decision.

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President Donald Trump shakes hands with British Prime Minister Theresa May in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Trump hosted British Prime Minister Theresa May last month. She was the first European leader to meet him in the White House. More recently, she called Trump's travel ban "divisive and wrong" last week

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