Members of the armed services carry the coffin after the ceremonial funeral of former British Prime Minister Baroness Thatcher at St Paul’s Cathedral on April 17 in London, England.(Getty Images)
Members of the armed services carry the coffin after the ceremonial funeral of former British Prime Minister Baroness Thatcher at St Paul’s Cathedral on April 17 in London, England.
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Obama Administration Snubs Thatcher Funeral

April 18, 2013  •  From theTrumpet.com
So much for America’s ‘special relationship’ with Britain.
 

President Barack Obama did not send any officials from his administration to attend the funeral of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. In a briefing at the White House on Monday, the president announced that the U.S. secretaries of state of the Reagan and H.W. Bush administrations—the top U.S. diplomats during Thatcher’s premiership—would attend Wednesday’s funeral of Britain’s “Iron Lady” instead.

The former secretaries of state George Shultz and James A. Baker iii led the presidential delegation that also included chargé d’affaires to the United Kingdom Barbara Stephenson and former ambassador to the United Kingdom Louis Susman.

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