After Donald Trump suggested Friday that he has been invited to visit UK Prime Minister David Cameron at his famed 10 Downing Street office in London, British officials said that no formal invitation to Trump has been made and that such a visit will only be put on the calendar after Trump is officially nominated.
Trump said on MSNBC’s Morning Joe that, despite sparring with Cameron over Trump’s proposed travel ban for Muslims, he will do “just fine” with the British leader and would consider accepting what he described as a recent invitation to meet.
“He would like me now to visit 10 Downing Street,” Trump said. “They put out that invitation about two days ago. So I will do just fine with David Cameron. I think he's a nice guy. I will do just fine. But they have asked me to visit 10 Downing Street -- and I might do it.”
While there is a tradition of U.S. presidential candidates visiting 10 Downing Street after becoming their party’s nominee, Trump has not yet formally been nominated by his party – a move that will come at July’s Republican National Convention.
"It's long-standing practice for the PM to meet with the Republican and Democrat Presidential nominees if they visit the UK,” a spokesperson for Number 10 told NBC News. “Given the parties have yet to choose their nominees, there are no confirmed dates for this."