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Scotland Yard and CIA special agents in tense stand-off over who’ll control security for Donald Trump’s UK visit

SCOTLAND Yard and CIA spooks are locked in a tense stand-off over who will be in charge of security for Donald Trump’s visit to the UK.

Up to 250 armed US Secret Service agents will fly in with the president on July 12.

Up to 250 armed US Secret Service agents will fly in with the President on July 12

They are determined to set up their own control centre amid fears of mass protests. But Yard bosses insist they are in charge.

An insider said: “Trump’s team carry their own telecommunications system. They are very top secret.

“But the Met Police say they’ll run the show and his agents can use their security control centre.

 Secret Service agents wear bulletproof underwear and sunglasses equipped with mini video cameras

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Secret Service agents wear bulletproof underwear and sunglasses equipped with mini video cameras
 Scotland Yard bosses insist they are in charge of security for the President's upcoming visit

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Scotland Yard bosses insist they are in charge of security for the President’s upcoming visit

“When George W Bush was president and came to London,  US agents actually burst into the control room and just started setting up their own phone lines. Nothing has been resolved. They will just do the same thing again.”

 Here's what else President Trump will be bringing alongside his  CIA 'spooks'
Here’s what else President Trump will be bringing alongside his  CIA ‘spooks’

Safety for a  leader visit is normally the host nation’s responsibility.

US agents are extremely worried as upwards of 200,000 demonstrators are expected. Some plan to fly an 18ft “Trump Baby” balloon with nappies above central London as he arrives.



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