Stars and gripes: When US President Ulysses S Grant came to Scotland

Stars and gripes: When US President Ulysses S Grant came to Scotland
 

There has been much speculation about whether Donald Trump will come to Scotland during a trip to the UK next month. If he does, the visit will come 140 years after Ulysses S Grant was the first American president to tour Scotland.
Like Trump, Grant was a Washington outsider, despised by Democrats and many detractors within his own Republican Party.
The two men also share close connections to Scotland. Trump's mother was from the Isle of Lewis, while Grant was also proud of his Scottish roots.
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10 June 2018 in Regional, Views: 69
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