Donald Trump demanded to stay in Buckingham Palace during a state visit despite being told that the royal household was under extensive renovations.
President Trump was first invited for a formal state visit by the Queen in January 2017, but it was not until the summer of 2019 that he took up the offer.
As the trip was being organised, White House aides told Downing Street that it was 'critically important' that Mr Trump was allowed to stay overnight in Buckingham Palace, The Daily Telegraph reported.
US President Donald Trump reportedly demanded an overnight stay at Buckingham Palace during his state visit to the UK in the summer of 2019 (above)
Mr Trump, who brought his wife Melania on the visit, was first invited for a formal state visit by the Queen in January 2017, but he did not take up the offer until the summer of 2019
The White House were told that Buckingham Palace (above) was under renovation, with some royal household members being moved out, but Mr Trump reportedly still asked to stay overnight
Mr Trump was set to bring his wife Melania as well as his four adult children Ivanka, Donald Jr, Eric and Tiffany on the state visit.
Sources claimed that the President expected the same treatment as his predecessor Barack Obama, who was welcomed to an overnight stay at the Palace with his wife Michelle during his state visit in 2003.
But Buckingham Palace was under renovation during Mr Trump's visit in June 2019, with even some royal household members being moved out during the extensive works.
Yet Mr Trump reportedly still demanded a stay at the Palace, despite entire areas of the building having been closed off.
This led Downing Street aides to request a room-by-room breakdown of refurbishment plans to accommodate Mr Trump's request but it ultimately failed.
One UK official told The Daily Telegraph: 'It was very, very clear Trump loved the Queen. He wanted to spend as much time as possible with the Queen and to stay at Buckingham Palace.
Sources claimed Mr Trump expected the same treatment as his predecessor Barack Obama, who was welcomed to an overnight stay at the Palace with his wife Michelle during his state visit in 2003
Mr Trump instead stayed stayed in Winfield House, the US ambassador's residence in Regent's Park, during his state visit but there were concerns the nearby mosque would wake the President in the morning
Mr Trump had met the Queen for tea at Windsor Castle a year before his state visit in 2019 and reportedly wanted to spend time with the Queen at Buckingham Palace on his trip (above)
'We went to the point of saying to the palace, 'Can you tell us which rooms are undergoing refurbishment?' It was properly looked into. The last thing we wanted was a snub story coming out. But it couldn't work.'
Donald Trump's former national security adviser John Bolton claimed the President ordered him to get Lord Darroch 'out of here'.
It came after disparaging comments Lord Darroch, then Sir Darroch, made about President Trump were leaked in July 2019.
Mr Bolton told The Daily Telegraph that after receiving Mr Trump's instructions he rang the Cabinet Secretary Sir Mark Sedwill and told him 'things are going to get worse unless you can figure out how to get him out'.
Within days, Lord Darroch had quit from his position.
Tony Badger, former Paul Mellon professor of American History at Cambridge University, said he could not remember another modern example of a president ordering a British ambassador to be sacked.
Mr Trump had met the Queen for tea at Windsor Castle a year earlier, during his first trip to Britain as president.
The President instead stayed in Winfield House, the US ambassador's residence in Regent's Park, during his anticipated state visit.
But there will still concerns 'Regent's Park Mosque would wake him up in the morning', one White House adviser told The Daily Telegraph.
And other White House advisors still feared a 'hissy fit' if Mr Trump believed that he was getting less than his predecessors, leading them to create a spreadsheet.
The document reportedly detailed modern US presidents who were offered UK state visits, including predecessors Mr Obama and George W Bush.
Lengthy details of each trip were logged, allowing advisors to compare the trips if Mr Trump asked.
The duration of the visits, if there was a parade and what dinner was served were all detailed for the advisors.
The document was reportedly requested by the offices of the First Lady and the President's chief of staff, one ex-White House source told The Daily Telegraph.
When outlining security concerns