Donald Trump invited to Washington for service to remember Queen Elizabeth II
Mr Trump was invited to the event after being left off the guest list to attend the funeral in person
Donald Trump has been invited to a service to remember the life of Queen Elizabeth II in Washington.
Mr Trump was invited to the event by the British Government after being left off the guest list to attend the funeral in person.
The invitation for the service of thanksgiving at Washington's National Cathedral on Wednesday has been extended to all five living ex-Presidents.
The invite, as seen by The Telegraph, says the event is "a Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II".
Mr Trump, Barack Obama, Jimmy Carter, George W Bush and Bill Clinton all received their invites to the event on Thursday.
During the service presided by the Right Reverend Mariann Edgar Budde, the Queen’s Colour Squadron will reportedly perform an honour guard.
While the Most Reverend Michael Bruce Curry, who delivered a sermon during Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s wedding in 2018, will speak during the event, according to The Telegraph.
Speaking to Nigel Farage on GB News following Queen Elizabeth II’s death, Mr Trump said: “It is a sad day, it’s sad all over the world.
“She was a woman that was just extraordinary, just an extraordinary woman, a great woman. Who could be greater than what she done?
“She did it so long, so well and never made mistakes just think about it right, she never made mistakes.
“She was an incredible person it’s a very sad day.”
Queen Elizabeth II welcomed Mr Trump to Buckingham Palace for a state banquet in 2019.
Speaking about the event, the former US President added: “We were going to spend just a short period of time and we just got on really well and we spent a lot more time than people thought, it was quite something.
“We just got along very well, we had good chemistry.”