Looks like British tourists aren’t allowed to visit the White House anymore.
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.