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No escape for Trump as protesters gather near his Scottish golf resort

One day after thousands march in London, more protests dog the US president.

A giant balloon depicting US President Donald Trump as an orange baby is launched as protesters gather in the Meadows, after taking part in the Scotland United Against Trump march through the streets of Edinburgh, Scotland on July 14, 2018, on the third day of US President Donald Trump's four-day UK visit.  CREDIT: NEIL HANNA/AFP/Getty Images
A giant balloon depicting US President Donald Trump as an orange baby is launched as protesters gather in the Meadows, after taking part in the Scotland United Against Trump march through the streets of Edinburgh, Scotland on July 14, 2018, on the third day of US President Donald Trump's four-day UK visit. CREDIT: NEIL HANNA/AFP/Getty Images

Donald Trump planned an entire trip to Britain without putting London on his agenda, in hopes of evading demonstrators — like the tens of thousands of protesters who clogged the streets of the British capital on Friday.

He might have known that avoiding the legions of folks across the pond who detest everything he stands for wouldn’t be quite that easy.

The US president was dogged for a second day by mass protests in Britain, as some 10,000 people massed in the streets of the Scottish capital Edinburgh.

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Disdain for Trump in Britain runs so deep, that demonstrators felt compelled to track him down even at the remove of his secluded Turnberry golf resort in Scotland.

The BBC wrote that protesters assembled on the perimeter of Turnberry booed and chanted “No Trump, no KKK, no racist USA” as he played a round of golf. BBC reporter Frankie McCamley captured the moment.

The visit to his golf property kicked off late Friday when a paragliding Greenpeace protester soared in the restricted airspace above the resort, prompting Trump to briefly run for cover. The Guardian reported that a banner wielded by the protester read: “Trump: Well Below Par. #RESIST.

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The last time Trump’s golf course was in the news in a big way, as ThinkProgress’ Patrick Smith reported in May, it was over the sizable bill being run up to prepare for this week’s meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May and the president’s tea with Queen Elizabeth.

Trump last visited the resort himself in 2016, just hours after Britain voted to leave the European Union. In a head-scratching moment on Friday, Trump incorrectly asserted during a press conference that during his visit toTurnberry two years ago, he had predicted the outcome of the Brexit vote just before it happened. In fact, he didn’t actually show up until after the balloting was over.

After a couple of days of relaxation at Turnberry, the president was planning what could be the most consequential stop in his European tour: a long planned summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki.

The visit is scheduled to take place just days after a bombshell announcement from US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein that 12 Russian military agents have been indicted for playing a role in hacking Democratic Party servers in 2015 and 2016.

The White House however has yet to address the development, except to assert — incorrectly — that it clears the president of wrongdoing.

Trump meanwhile, adopting his preferred — and nonsensical — fallback position, blaming the hack Saturday on his predecessor Barack Obama.