Trump Blocked From Addressing UK Parliament For "Racism And Sexism"

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In a striking announcement by John Bercow, the speaker of the British House of Commons, Donald Trump is to be barred from giving a historic address in Westminster Hall, the British Parliament's grandest and most prestigious hall.

Bercow announced he would not give the US President permission to speak in the 11th Century Westminster Hall when he makes a state visit. John Bercow slammed Trump for "racism and sexism", his undermining of judges and his migrant ban. Bercow's intervention is unusual because Speakers are expected to remain above Parliament's partisan fray.

He was cheered by lawmakers when he said that, although Britain values its relationship with the U.S., "our opposition to racism and to sexism, and our support for equality before the law and an independent judiciary, are hugely important considerations." Trump is due to visit Britain later this year.

As The Mirror reported, Bercow added that although he does not have as much say over a speech in the glittering Royal Gallery in the House of Lords, "I would not wish to issue an invitation".

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn tweeted: "Well said John Bercow. We must stand up for our country's values. Trump's State Visit should not go ahead."

It comes after 163 MPs signed an internal petition demanding Trump be refused the honour due to his migrant ban and comments on torture and women.

Westminster Hall is where ex-President Barack Obama addressed both houses of Parliament in 2011 and is a venue previously used by Nelson Mandela.


Barack Obama addressing both Houses of Parliament in Westminster Hall in 2011

Speaker Bercow said he is one of three "keyholders" that would agree to any address in the historic hall. The other two are the Lord Speaker and Lord Great Chamberlain. He told MPs a Westminster Hall address "is not an automatic right - it is an earned honour."

He added: "Ordinarily we are able to work by consensus that the hall would be able to be used for an address by agreement of the the three key holders. Before the imposition of the migrant ban I would myself have been strongly opposed to an address by President Trump to Westminster Hall. After the imposition of the migrant ban by President Trump I am even more strongly opposed to an address by President Trump to Westminster Hall."

The Speaker added: "We value our relationship with the United States. If a state visit takes place, that is way beyond and above the pay grade of the Speaker.

"However, as far as this place is concerned I feel very strongly that our opposition to racism and to sexism and our support for equality before the law and an independent judiciary are hugely important considerations in the House of Commons."

Bercow also outlined his opposition to Mr Trump being invited to address MPs and peers in the Royal Gallery, a room often used for state receptions.

He said: "So far as the Royal Gallery is concerned, and again I operate on advice, I do not perhaps have as strong a say in that matter. It is in a different part of the building although customarily an invitation to a visiting leader to deliver an address there would be issued in the names of the two speakers. I would not wish to issue an invitation to President Trump to speak in the Royal Gallery."

After his announcement, veteran anti-establishment Labour MP Dennis Skinner bellowed: "Two words - well done". Labour MP Stephen Doughty, who started the 'Early Day Motion' signed by 163 MPs, said after the Speaker's comments: "Our Parliament stands for liberty, equality and independence from government. We choose who we honour.

As usual, we look forward to Trump's angry tweet once he learns that he is effectively non-grata in the British Parliament.

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yrad's picture

Oh UK... One day we will have to come and save your sorry asses again. Be careful!

SamAdams's picture

Fine bit of verbal rubbish coming from the known purveyors of pedophilia.  Also, take your inner city of London and shove it. 

wildbad's picture

well, i guess he has to rent Wembley stadium and GIVE those fuckers HELL

I'LL chunnel over gladly

bigkahuna's picture

The irony is that all of these people accusing others of racism and sexism are thoroughly guilty of it themselves. The Irony!!!

petar's picture

The whole world is laughing at the reality star president. 

NoDebt's picture

Remember, libs ALWAYS accuse others of what they themselves are actually doing.  It is the universal truth.

 

CheapBastard's picture

With "leadership" like Bercow, no wonder the UK is only a tiny isolated island now and has lost its thousands possessions around the work.

NoDebt's picture

I just realized something.... what a fantastic opportunity to start talking about de-funding NATO (of which the UK is a primary member, second only to the US).  Sorry, guys- I'm a little slow on the uptake today.  I should have thought of that on the first read-through.

 

apocalypticbrother's picture

And of course Trump should just scrap his visit to UK

SilverRhino's picture

Amen.  Fucking walk.   

They had their chance to be courteous to us; they squandered it.   Fuck them.

Sick Underbelly's picture

These pukes are just like cockroaches in the light...exposed and scurrying.

Manthong's picture

Fake accusations?

.. They would likely shut the F up if we just gave them some young boys.

CuttingEdge's picture

Fortunately, DJT has Nigel Farage to inform him that which many in the UK know only too well - what an odious and pompous little cunt Bercow is.

And little in every sense of the word - even his wife gets other men to fuck her with his blessing.

 

fleur de lis's picture

How many of the 163 Parliamentarians are natural Britons, and how many are non-Brits who have wormed their way into governance over the Brits?

 

Beggars on horseback --

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-38891841

Mr. and Mrs. Bercow are way out of their depth.

They are lowlifes who managed to worm their way into governance where they are unaccustomed to formality and tradition.

So instead of cleaning themselves up they drag things down to their own level.

John Bercow is primarily concerned with Jewish interests.

http://www.haaretz.com/world-news/europe/1.770169

He does not belohg in Parliament at all, he belongs in Tel Aviv.

When the Israeli Embassy in London got mixed up in a plot to take down a few British officials who would not grovel properly to Israel, John Bercow blocked the inquiry.

Nice to have lowlife friends in high places.

 

Raymond K Hessel's picture

I think he should go, rent the biggest stadium England and speak directly to the English people who supported Brexit

Jim in MN's picture

Trump Does Wembley

Spectacular

SixIsNinE's picture

and i know just the LimeyZero to get it going :

InTheMix96 - where are you ?

HenryHall's picture

>> They had their chance to be courteous to us; they squandered it. Fuck them.

Not realy. This reflects badly on one man, Bercow. Not on the nation.

Pulling American forces out of Germany and East Europe and bringing most home but moving some of them to Britain would be a good plan.

Site's picture

Europe is toast, anyone who can get out should and quickly

FreezeThese's picture

Moment of silence for those lives lost in the Bowling Green Massacre ... a precious soul Kelly Ann Con Way 

manofthenorth's picture

We said it in 1776 and will say it again today.......

FUCK THE UK AND THE KING AND QUEEN.

I AM SOVEREIGN.


7thGenMO's picture

Appreciate your sentiment that The Empire elite need to be dethroned; however, the globalist elites and their banks in The City now hold the power.  The British commoner voted against the globalists (Brexit), but will they reign in their politicians - waterboys for the banksters?

Cruel Joke's picture

Kellyanne Conway was referencing the 2011 arrest of two Iraqi refugees in Bowling Green for attacks on the U.S. in Iraq. According to the Department of Justice, Mohanad Shareef Hammadi and Waad Ramadan Alwan “admitted using improvised explosive devices (IEDs) against U.S. soldiers in Iraq” and “attempted to send weapons and money to al Qaeda in Iraq (AQI) for the purpose of killing U.S. soldiers.”

Site's picture

Says you fuckwad, you ever misspeak? no I am sure not being a utter fucking moron everything you say is misspeak

FreezeThese's picture

Twice?

2 Misspeaks = 1 Lie still ... or did I miss an e-mail?

eatthebanksters's picture

The fucking lying commies of the world are uniting. Time to smack them down, once and for all.

Stuck on Zero's picture

UK - a sad, pompous, decaying civilization that is quickly exterminating itself.

MaxThrust's picture

"And of course Trump should just scrap his visit to UK"

The pro EU crowd would love Trump to cancel any planned trip to the UK. They don't want a bilateral trade deal between UK US. They wish for the UK to stay in the EU. Best thing Trump could do is visit the UK and as one person said above. rent Wembley stadium

Stinkytofu's picture

better yet.

buy it.

trumpley stadium.

i like it.

dogismycopilot's picture

Ok, well, I am writing President Trump and suggesting he go visit Moscow instead. 

Perfect time to defund NATO and pull out of the UN.

The British have revealed themselves.

Now I know why they picked Khan as the mayor of London.

Billy the Poet's picture

Maybe we could save money by not building the wall but rather providing a one way ticket to Britian for all those who cross our borders illegally.

847328_3527's picture

wtf does racism or sexism have to do with protecting our nation from terrorist attacks?

The brits have lost it.

Odd he didn't mention Bill Clinton's history of attacks on women and rapes and Obama's cold-blooded murder of thousands of black people overseas with his drones and bombs. Those sound pretty "raycist and sexist" to me yet they let the white/black Obama talk.

That's odd he forgot?

Too much tea and crumpits I suppose.

beemasters's picture

To avoid being called a racist, Trump should probably consider banning those from the UK too??? I mean, let's face it...having only all brown people on his list doesn't help.

French Bloke's picture

You're having a laugh aren't you? Who the fuck would want to come to that 3rd world shithole (except other 3rd worlders of course)? Have you looked around recently? Maybe when Trump's resolved your infrastructure problems and made America great again, I may consider it....

But if your comment refers to politicians only, then I agree...

beemasters's picture

The financial terrorists from the UK are far deadlier than those Mexican drug cartels or Muslim terrorists. So tell me, why not ban the UK too? Besides, it wouldn't make any difference to you considering you wouldn't come to this "3rd world shithole" anyway, would it?

Herd Redirection Committee's picture

The same British Parliament that was fundamental in creating the world's greatest Apartheid-terror state, Zion, that British Parliament?

dogismycopilot's picture

I hope President Trump learns his lesson. He was gracious enough to allow dual citizen Brits into the US from those 7-countries.

And this is how they repay him.

Honestly, the opposition has President Trump on his backfoot. I hope his team can take back the initiative again.

French Bloke's picture

Oh Billy, just the kind of response the elites love to see. Chuck all of your Mexican illegals over the pond just because the UK parliament said they don't want Trump to speak. You might not be aware, but the UK citizens voted for Brexit (52% when the govt got fewer than 30% of votes cast), just as the US citizens voted for Trump. Why would you wish to punish the majority of people in Britain who hold the same views as yourself? You appear to be labouring under the illusion that the British people are represented by their government just the same as you were by Obama. You need to decide who your allies are because if you think we'll be friends by sending more to us, then you're sadly mistaken. I believe we're on the same side here. Ignore the noise of the dinosaurs who will quickly be consigned to the history books with any luck.

Billy the Poet's picture

It was rhetoric not policy. What's the tag for that?

sun tzu's picture

The British troll got his marching orders from the globalist moneychangers

InjectTheVenom's picture

love seeing these elitist crony establishment fucks squirm like the little pedophilic weasels they truly are !   DRAIN THAT FUCKIN' SWAMP FAST !!!

ksm1962's picture

Please don't assume that Bercow or our Government represent the views of the British people, any more than we should assume that Obama represented the people of the US.

Bercow has just shown his true colours, along with 114 of our MPs who voted against triggering the Brexit notice. When they speak out, we know who they are, hopefully he will be kicked out very soon.

Its actually doubtful the British government would have voted to ban Trump speaking had it had the oppurtunity, only about 1/3 of our MPs were opposing him speaking, and that is their opinion and their conscience.

A lot of our leaders don't understand the meaning of democracy, just like most Democrats in the US it seems!

SoDamnMad's picture

Good of you to speak up. Would be glad to enter into a trade deal benefitting both our countries. Just help me out with a good cheddar and some Theakston Old Peculier beer.  Cheers

mc888's picture

Thanks for the comment.

So Bercow is opposed to racism and sexism, yet he allows millions of racist and sexist Muslim migrants to jeopardize the safety and traditional culture of all Britons. What a hypocrite.

freetrade's picture

Bercow is certainly a poisonous little hypocrite. Elected as a Conservative MP, he soon showed his true colours and was elected as Speaker by the Opposition Labour MPs to be a thorn in the side of the Conservative party. Hopefully, now that he has over-reached himself, he will be on his way out very quickly, and not a moment too soon.

caconhma's picture

Twice American people fought and died in WWI and WWII to save this fucking Jewish-banking colonial imperial pirates nation. I say, Enough is Enough!

This British shit has imposed on us FED who for the last 104 years is destroying our Great Nation.

May be tomorrow this pedophile & homosexual nation will declare war against America?

French Bloke's picture

Fact of history - your own weak corrupted govt imposed the Fed on you after the bankers bought them out after the meeting on Jeckyll Island. Funny how WW1 broke out the following year. Couldn't have been an agent provocateur acting on behalf of the bankers to divide and weaken Europe to give more power to Wall St , could it? Britain only got into WW2 because Churchill was bankrupt and his Jewish mother's banking connections bailed him out and he paid them back by declaring war on Germany to protect those theiving bastards. If it wasn't for Churchill, the bankers would have been busted. They owe Britons for the blood spilt for their greed, along with many Americans who persihed (and continue to do so) for them.

Ponk's picture

Chamberlain, not Churchill declared war you moronic tit

caconhma's picture

Twice American people fought and died in WWI and WWII to save this fucking Jewish-banking colonial imperial pirates nation. I say, Enough is Enough!

This British shit has imposed on us FED who for the last 104 years is destroying our Great Nation.

May be tomorrow this pedophile & homosexual nation will declare war against America?