Harry And Meghan Accused Of Interfering in US Election

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A Republican Congressman has written to the British government, demanding that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle be stripped of their royal titles.

Jason Smith claims that the couple is using their royal status to interfere in the election against President Trump.

MSN reports: A Republican lawmaker is demanding that the British government ask Queen Elizabeth II to strip Prince Harry and Meghan Markle of their royal titles. He has told that the couple is using their titles to influence American voters in the upcoming presidential election.

Daily Mail reports that Congressman Jason Smith of Missouri was supposed to send a letter making the request to British Ambassador to the United States Karen Pierce on Friday afternoon.

During the end of September, when some states has begun early voting, Harry had urged people to “reject hate speech” while Meghan called November 3 the “most important election of our lifetime.” Their remarks were criticised in the US as well as the UK, and were considered as anti-Donald Trump.

According to Smith, the British royal family has a long tradition of staying politically neutral. He added that and the US has expressed concern about foreign interference in its elections.

“As you know, the British Royal Family has long observed a policy of strict neutrality in regard to political matters. I am therefore concerned by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s recent comments regarding the United States Presidential Election, especially given international conversations surrounding foreign interference in our elections and the Duke’s status as a guest of the United States,” he wrote in the letter, a copy of which was obtained by the above outlet.

“It is my view the titles and privileges they retain by permission of Her Majesty the Queen, given with the advice and consent of her government, prevent the Duke and Duchess from separating comments made in a personal capacity from their official position within the British Royal Family,” he wrote.

Harry and Meghan’s titles are solely decided by the queen herself. She has the power to bestow – and to remove – royal titles. But she acts on the advice of the UK government, and if the prime minister, Boris Johnson, were to formally advise her that it would be best to remove the titles, it would be extremely unlikely that she would refuse.

Meanwhile, in another development, The Sun reports that Harry may return to the UK within weeks. “Staff at Windsor have been told to prepare for the possibility Harry could come back. They are told that it could be within weeks but Meghan’s name was not mentioned,” a source told the outlet.

“There are all sorts of issues to speak about — not only his political statements but also his visa situation in the US. Even though he would have to isolate for two weeks, the estate is large enough for talks in a socially distanced way,” the insider added.

5 Comments

  1. Apparently the horrible Harry has list his title of captain captain geberal of the UK s marines for letting the car out of the bag and showing the English are anti trump and pro the Catholic team .What do you expect when the Archbishop Welbys really not even Christian at all but a Druid .No one can be a real Christian and be a Pagan too .Everyone who knows the Bible ,at all, knows that Just like a Catholic can’t marry a Protestant really. Diana was married in a C of E cathedral and buried in a Catholic Or the other way around You can’t be both and if the church says you can if they waverheir magic wand about and say a magic spell then all they’re really proving is that its all contrived for convenience and public image .Why did she go to Pakistan and stay with the drs family and why was she prepares to dump western religion and become Moslem ,Why was her last boyfriend still another Moslem .?

    • They won’t let you ignore them.
      They’re like the mad person in the pub who pulls at your arm, shouting, “Are you looking at me? Are you looking at me? Why are you looking at me? You’re nothing. Leave me alone. Why are you looking at me? Are you looking at me? Look. Look at me – leave me alone. Look – that’s enough. Where are you going? Where do you think you’re going? You were looking at me. There’s something wrong with you.”

  2. “It is my view the titles and privileges they retain by permission of Her Majesty the Queen, given with the advice and consent of her government, prevent the Duke and Duchess from separating comments made in a personal capacity from their official position within the British Royal Family,”

    He’s got the right idea, of course, but is giving them far too much leeway. (Which they probably feed off.)

    The comments weren’t made in anything like a personal capacity. These are public statements. The comments about the US political elections weren’t made around the table at a dinner party with friends. These were public comments only, from public people.

    They can’t be personal comments when the world is listening or reading. The world doesn’t know these people personally. Personal is the opposite of public. And how are they public figures? Through their titles, nothing else.

    Meghan Markle was very little known and swapped acting, saying she had given up acting since “When Sparks Fly”, for Royal patron of The National Theatre, UK, etc. Do that couple believe people follow them, whether they use “Sussex Royal” term or not because they are fans of minor characters in second rate soap “Suits”?

    I don’t think they know what planet they’re on. They say one thing and do another. “Don’t follow me, press”, then revelling in every kind of publicity, including incompatible, inappropriate publicity THEY are making, not the press.

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