- The Washington Times - Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump is heading to Scotland later this month for an event at his Trump Turnberry golf course, the Trump campaign confirmed Wednesday.

Agence France-Presse, quoting a resort spokeswoman, reported that Mr. Trump will be at the course on June 24 for an official reopening.

The event is one day after a referendum where British voters will decide whether the U.K. should pull out of the European Union.

Mr. Trump said several weeks ago in an interview for ITV’s “Good Morning Britain” that, contrary to a warning from President Obama, Great Britain would not be sent to the back of the line on trade if voters decided to withdraw from the EU.

“I think if I were from Britain, I would probably not want it — I’d want to go back to a different system,” Mr. Trump said. “A lot of what’s happened — and I’ve dealt with the European Union. It’s very, very bureaucratic. It’s very, very difficult.

“Personally, in terms of Britain, I would say ‘what do you need it for?’” he said. “But again, let people make up their own mind.”

In the interview, Mr. Trump also warned he might not have a great relationship with British Prime Minister David Cameron.

Mr. Cameron has criticized Mr. Trump’s proposal for a temporary ban on Muslims entering the United States, calling the billionaire businessman’s statements about Muslims “divisive,” “stupid” and “wrong.”

“It looks like we’re not going to have a very good relationship — who knows?” Mr. Trump said. “I hope to have a good relationship with him. But it sounds like he’s not willing to address the problem, either.”

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