DONALD Trump could face a barrage of abuse when he visits Scotland this weekend, with planned protests set to take place outside his two golf courses.
Tens of thousands of people in some of the country’s major cities are being called upon to attend the protests, demonstrating against Mr Trump’s controversial political views since he was elected as President at the end of 2016.
During his visit, he could attend one or both of his two golf courses but furious protests are set to take place at both on Saturday.
A rally is being organised by the Aberdeen Trade Union Congress for the Trump International Links at Balmedie at 11am, just up the coast from Aberdeen, with another set to take place outside the Trump Turnberry resort in Ayrshire, where he is reported to be staying.
The US President’s golf course on the outskirts of Aberdeen had been the favoured venue for the Scottish Open in 2019 but appeared to have been ruled out by Martin Gilbert, the chief executive of Aberdeen Asset Management - the main sponsor of the event.
He had said last year: “Trump, I don’t need to tell you, is a great golf course, but there are issues if we went there.