Former US president Donald Trump has declared “it’s great to be home” as he touched down in Aberdeen forward of a go to to his close by golf course.
The 76-year-old arrived on the metropolis’s airport at about 11.30am and was met by two pipers, a crimson carpet and 10-vehicle motorcade. He pumped his fist in trademark vogue as he exited his aircraft.
He left the aircraft and walked to a ready automobile, greeting ready media, however not stopping to take questions.
Trump has revealed he will probably be going to the Menie property web site close to the town to open a “spectacular” second course.
His officers haven’t revealed how lengthy he’ll keep or whether or not he’ll go to his different luxurious Scottish course at Turnberry in South Ayrshire.
It is his first journey to the UK since 2019.
Following his time in Scotland, he’s anticipated to go to his course in Doonbeg on Ireland’s west coast.
The journey comes after he turned the primary US president in historical past to face a prison trial.
He pleaded not responsible to fees of falsifying enterprise information to cover damaging info forward of the 2016 presidential election.
The claims centre round obvious hush cash to grownup movie star, Stormy Daniels.
Trump traces his roots again to the Isle of Lewis within the Outer Hebrides.
His mom, Mary Anne Trump, nee MacLeod, lived within the small village of Tong earlier than leaving for the US in 1930, aged 18.
There, she married Fred Trump, and Donald is one among their 5 youngsters.
Asked final week if he’ll meet the previous US chief, who has beforehand made controversial statements about Muslims, Scotland’s new first minister, Humza Yousaf, stated: “I would find it difficult, I have to say, to meet with him without raising the significance of concerns I have of the remarks that he’s made in the past.”