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Trump's UK visit has high potential for embarrassment

US President Donald Trump arrives here today for a visit that could not have been worst timed.

It comes in a week in which British Prime Minister Theresa May was confronted with the unprecedented resignations of key Cabinet ministers, and on the very day when her government is publishing a controversial new policy paper outlining its strategy of leaving the European Union.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 12, 2018, with the headline 'Trump's UK visit has high potential for embarrassment'. Print Edition | Subscribe