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President Donald Trump and US First Lady Melania Trump disembark Air Force One at Stansted Airport, north of London. Photo: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images

Following two drama-filled days at the NATO summit in Brussels, President Trump arrived in the United Kingdom for the second of three stops on his European tour.

The details: The president and first lady dined with Prime Minister Theresa May at Blenheim Palace, a 2,000-acre estate in the English countryside famously known as the birthplace of Winston Churchill. On Friday, Trump will travel to the country house of Prime Minister May in Chequers for a working lunch, before joining Queen Elizabeth for tea at Windsor Castle.

Protesters against the visit of US President Donald Trump gather near an entrance to the US ambassador's residence Winfield House. Photo: TOLGA AKMEN/AFP/Getty Images
US President Donald Trump and US First Lady Melania Trump leave the US ambassador's residence, Winfield House, in London. Photo:BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images
First Lady Melania Trump, US President Donald Trump, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May and her husband Philip May stand on steps in the Great Court watching and listening to the bands of the Scots, Irish and Welsh Guards perform a ceremonial welcome. Photo: BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images
Trump and May observing the ceremonial welcome before a black-tie dinner with business leaders at Blenheim Palace. Photo: BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images

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Pelosi, Schumer call on McConnell to adopt bipartisan $900B stimulus framework

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Nov. 20. Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Wednesday urged Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to use a $908 billion bipartisan coronavirus relief framework as a basis for jumpstarting negotiations.

Why it matters: The framework, introduced by a group of bipartisan senators on Tuesday, calls for significantly less funding than Pelosi had previously demanded — a sign that Democrats are ready to further compromise as millions of Americans endure economic hardship.