President Trump just banned British tourists from visiting the White House

March 8, 2017
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Looks like British tourists aren’t allowed to visit the White House anymore.

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Donald Trump had only just announced that the tours would now officially resume, and even crashed the first organised tour for a photo-op.

But now, the President has extremely swiftly enforced measures that will make the whole visit a massive pain in arse for anyone who’s not an American citizen.

Visitors from outside the US will now need to apply for places on White House tours – by writing to their respective embassies for assistance.

But the British Embassy in Washington DC almost immediately released a statement saying that the application scheme is already ‘on hold’.

‘The White House website states that foreign nationals interested in touring the White House should contact their Embassy to arrange a tour,’ the embassy wrote on its website.

‘However, the Embassy has been advised by the US Department of State that this is on hold.