At Prince Charles and Donald Trump’s recent meeting, William’s father reportedly attempted to inform the president about just how dire climate change is. (Trump has referred to climate change as a “hoax,” tweeting back in 2012, “The concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make U. S. manufacturing non-competitive. ”) Afterward, Trump had apparently absorbed some of what Charles was saying, as the president later stated of their conversation, “What he really wants and what he really feels warmly about is the future.
Today, while he was out with his wife, Kate Middleton, at a meeting with farmers in England’s Lake District, Prince William boldly inquired about the farmers’ opinions of Brexit, the divisive political measure that would have the United Kingdom exit from the European Union.
It’s increasingly accepted as fact—especially in the wake of the Trumps’ recent visit to London—that royals such as Prince William, Kate Middleton, Prince Harry, and Meghan Markle are forbidden by royal protocol from discussing politics.
Prince William boldly inquired about Brexit during a recent event. https://t.co/N9VzywvunE— W magazine (@wmag) June 12, 2019