Donald Trump Mocks Joe Biden Over Seating Position At Queen Elizabeth's Funeral: "Location Is Everything"
Donald Trump pocks fun at US President Joe Biden's 14th-row seating at Queen Elizabeth's state funeral in London's Westminster Abbey.
Donald Trump has mocked Joe Biden after the US President was seated in the 14th row at Queen Elizabeth's state funeral.
The Apprentice star and former US President slammed organisers of the service at London's Westminster Abbey on Monday (Sept 19) for showing "no respect" to America and insisted they would never have asked him to sit seven rows from the back of the building if he had still been the country's leader.
Trump shared a photo of the assembled world leaders, with a red arrow pointing at his successor, on his social media outlet Truth Social.
He captioned the image: "This is what’s happened to America in just two short years. No respect!
"However, a good time for our President to get to know the leaders of certain Third World countries.
"If I were president, they wouldn’t have sat me back there - and our Country would be much different than it is right now!
"In Real Estate, like in Politics and in Life, LOCATION IS EVERYTHING!!!"
President Biden and First Lady Jill Biden were seated next to Switzerland's President Ignazio Cassis, with China's Vice-President Wang Oishan in the same row. Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala was directly behind them, and Andrzej Duda, President of Poland, was in front.
Due to protocol, Commonwealth leaders were seated in front of those from other countries, meaning the likes of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, were further in front.
Before the Queen's funeral, Biden paid tribute to the "decent, honourable" monarch.
Speaking as he signed a book of condolence at Lancaster House, Biden said over the weekend: "We've had the opportunity to meet with an awful lot of consequential people, I can say that the ones who stand out in your mind are those whose relationship and interaction with you are consistent with their reputation.
"When the Queen had us to the castle for tea and we had crumpets, she kept offering me more, I kept eating everything she put in front of me.
"She was the same in person as her image — decent, honourable and all about service.
"My hearts go out to the Royal Family, to King Charles and all the family, it’s a loss that leaves a giant hole and sometimes you think you’ll never overcome it, but as I’ve told the King, she’s going to be with him every step of the way, every minute, every moment and that’s a reassuring notion.
"So to all the people of England, to all the people of the United Kingdom, our hearts go out to you and you were fortunate to have had her for 70 years, we all were, the world’s better for her."
Only current heads of state were invited to the funeral service in St George’s Chapel; about 500 foreign dignitaries were present.
Countries not invited are Russia, Belarus, Myanmar, Syria, Venezuela and Afghanistan.
Trump was not invited to the service in London, but the British government did invite him to another memorial event planned in Washington that will take place in the National Cathedral.
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