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ICYMI: Trump White House Statement on His Trip to See the Queen

President Trump was invited by Queen Elizabeth for a state visit after he was sworn in, but the trip will have taken more than two years to arrange

On Tuesday, the White House announced President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will travel to the U.K. in June for a state visit.

There they will meet with Queen Elizabeth and Prime Minister Theresa May and commemorate the anniversary of D-Day.

“President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump accepted the invitation of Her Royal Majesty Queen Elizabeth II to visit the United Kingdom from June 3 to 5, 2019,” the White House said in a statement. “This state visit will reaffirm the steadfast and special relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom.”

Spot the mistake?

As some sharp-eyed royal observers were quick to note, there was a tiny flub almost at the start of the announcement: The Queen should have been correctly referred to as “Her Majesty” or “Your Majesty.”

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