AFTER three exciting days of pomp, privilege and politics in the UK, Donald Trump is preparing for a few days of relaxation on his golf course in Ireland.

The US President had a successful trip; meeting not only the Queen and a series of senior Royals, but stood side by side with veterans at a ceremony to honour our D-Day heroes too.

Meanwhile, Jeremy Hunt, Theresa May and Nigel Farage came out of it well, but things weren't a huge success for Jeremy Corbyn or Michael Gove.

Here are the winners and losers from President Trump's first official state visit to Britain.

President Trump: winner

Ahead of trip the country was braced for an exciting visit – especially after the President appeared to throw his weight around Tory PM hopeful Boris Johnson just hours beforehand.

But after endorsing Boris to be the next leader the President barely put a foot wrong in his three-day visit.

He refused to divulge information about his private chats with the Queen, and praised Prince Charles on his dedication to climate change and saving the planet.

The only slip up was his comments about the Prince's words that Britain "has a lot of choices" after we leave the EU – but he refused to say any more and stressed that the Royals had to remain politically neutral.

His state banquet speech heaped praise on the Royals and the decades of continued friendship both countries have committed to.

And his poignant brief reading at the D-Day ceremony was a touching addition to the hour-long D-Day ceremony in France.

Sadiq Khan: loser

The notable exception was his comments about London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who President Trump attacked twice before he'd even set down on British soil.

He called him a "stone cold loser" in a fresh war of words after the Mayor labelled him a "20th century fascist" in a scathing article just hours before.

President Trump tweeted from Air Force One just before he touched down at Stansted: "Kahn (sic) reminds me very much of our very dumb and incompetent Mayor of NYC, de Blasio, who has also done a terrible job – only half his height.

"In any event, I look forward to being a great friend to the United Kingdom, and am looking very much forward to my visit. Landing now!"

The Mayor hit back in a video for ELLE – blasting the President's values and saying they didn't align with ours.

Theresa May: winner


Ahead of the visit there were fears the President would take advantage of Mrs May in her final week and embarrass her just before she steps down as Tory leader.

But Mr Trump laid praise on her for her EU deal with Brussels – despite previously slating it.

“She's probably a better negotiator than I am!" he joked.

Ahead of her departure on Friday he added:  "It's been an honour to work with you. I don't know what your timetable is, but… stick around, let's do this deal!"

Mrs May's moving tributes at both D-Day ceremonies will be remembered too, leading 15 nations to praise the heroes who stormed the Normandy beaches 75 years ago.

Jeremy Hunt: winner



On the other hand, Tory leadership hopeful Mr Hunt will be feeling buoyed after this week thanks to the series of meetings he managed to secure with the President.

Mr Hunt was snapped with him on no less than six occasions in just three days, fuelling speculation he'll see a bump in the polls to be the next leader.

Mr Hunt was the only politician apart from Mrs May to be invited to dinner with the President at the US ambassador's house.

He also held a private meeting with Mr Trump at the request of the White House.

He was among one of the first to greet the President just after he got off the plane.

And the President name checked him several times as someone he "liked".

He's got ties to President Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner too.

Jeremy Corbyn: loser

But the Labour leader didn't come out of this week's state visit looking good.

Mr Corbyn snubbed an invite to the state banquet where he could have met the President, and instead chose to slam him in a furious rant to the protesters who opposed his visit instead.

The President also revealed that he had embarrassingly asked him for a meeting but he'd declined it, calling him "negative".

His critics were fuming with him for his disrespectful comments and behaviour – and said he could have put national security at risk if he ever gets into No10.

Her Majesty and the Royal family: winners


President Trump succeeded in keeping Her Majesty out of political events during this week's trip – only saying he had "great rapport" with her and they had an hour and a half of talks about everything under the sun.

Her Majesty was elegant and charming as usual when she greeted the President and Melania with a gun-salute as they arrived at Buckingham Palace.

She gave a warm speech welcoming him and his family, and was praised by the President as a "great, great woman" as the pair left for Ireland.

Michael Gove: loser

Despite speculation that the President had reached out to Mr Gove's team for a possible meeting, it didn't seem to come off in the three-day trip.

Mr Gove did see the President at the state banquet on Monday night, and Mr Trump claimed the two did speak then.

But the President at the press conference he didn't know him – even though he'd interviewed him before – asking Mr Hunt: "Jeremy – would Michael do a good job?"

Boris Johnson: winner

Mr Johnson chatted to the President on the phone for 20 minutes in a "friendly and productive" call.

He got a call from Mr Trump inviting him for a meeting but said he was too busy with the leadership race to attend.

Mr Johnson wants to send a message to MPs that he is serious about his campaign and won't be distracted by the glitz of the Trump state visit.

He told the President they would "catch up at a later date", a source said.

Last week Mr Trump told The Sun Boris would make a good PM, saying: "I think he would be excellent."

Protesters: losers


A quarter of a million people were predicted to turn out to oppose the President's visit on Tuesday, but barely a few thousand were reported to have bothered to show off.

Poor weather appeared to have put many people off, but those who did turn out were slammed for leaving rubbish all over central London.

Some even chanted "Nazi scum" as leaders remembered our war dead at a D-Day memorial too.

Not a good look.

Nigel Farage: winner

Despite telling The Sun last week that No10 had tried to ban him from meeting his "friend" Donald, Mr Farage did end up seeing the President while he was in Britain.

The Brexit Party boss – who Mr Trump had praised before he flew over for his great performance in the European elections – slipped into the US ambassador's house to meet with him on Tuesday afternoon.

Afterwards Mr Farage tweeted: "Good meeting with President Trump – he really believes in Brexit and is loving his trip to London."

And he praised the US President over his support for Brexit.

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