Members of the Trump administration were greeted by angry protesters outside of 10 Downing Street on Tuesday.
The moment came as Ivanka Trump and National Security Advisor John Bolton left prime minister’s residence ahead of a joint press conference with President Donald Trump and outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May.
A torrent of boos met the pair as they exited the famous residence and walked across the street for the press conference:
WOW — huge boos for Ivanka and John Bolton when they emerge for the news conference!
— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) June 4, 2019
Even “Fox & Friends” host Steve Doocy noted the apparent boos, but Brian Kilmeade was quick to claim, “It’s not for Ivanka, it’s for John Bolton, and he loves it.”
President Trump and Prime Minister May were greeted with a similar reception as they exited 10 Downing Street moments later.
Police sirens and audible boos from the crowd protesting outside Number 10 Downing as President Trump and PM May and their spouses head to their joint press conference pic.twitter.com/RPrMiyHvgB
— Betsy Klein (@betsy_klein) June 4, 2019
That moment may not sit well with Trump, who made a point yesterday of saying that he had barely seen any protesters during his state visit to the United Kingdom, despite news coverage highlighting them.
“Haven’t seen any protests yet, but I’m sure the Fake News will be working hard to find them,” Trump wrote on Twitter. “Great love all around.”
But some reporters were quick to note that Trump had likely not encountered many protesters at that point because he has been flying on Marine One from the U.S. Ambassador’s residence at Winfield House to Buckingham Palace, in lieu of a motorcade for the roughly three-mile trip.