Britain will take extra security precautions to protect Queen Elizabeth II ahead of her speech Wednesday - a member of Parliament will be held hostage at Buckingham Palace and guards with lanterns will check the cellars at the Palace of Westminster for explosives.
The State Opening of Parliament, delayed by two days because of confusion caused by the inconclusive result of the June 8 election, took place without some of the traditional ceremony, with the Queen arriving by vehicle rather than carriage and wearing a blue dress and hat rather than her robes and state crown.
The speech comes after May lost her majority in a snap election earlier this month, leaving her at the head of a minority government with no deal in place to insure that the government can deliver on its agenda.
Under the then-coalition government, the event, which is traditionally surrounded by great pomp and ceremony, was dropped in 2011, with ministers insisting it would give Parliament more time to scrutinise the government's heavy legislative agenda.
"We will build the broadest possible consensus for our Brexit plans and that means giving Parliament the maximum amount of time to scrutinise these bills by holding a two-year session of Parliament", she said.
According to The Telegraph, the 2017 speech will last the whole two years so that the amount of turbulence with the Brexit and DUP negotiations is reduced.
The Queen will arrive at Parliament's Sovereign's Entrance and proceed to the Robing Room, where she will put on the Imperial State Crown and the Robe of State, a red velvet number with a five-meter train. "The fact is that over 80 per cent of the electorate backed the two major parties, both of whom campaigned on manifestos that said we should honour the democratic decision of the British people".
"While this will be a government that consults and listens, we are clear that we are going to see Brexit through, working with Parliament, business, the devolved administrations and others to ensure a smooth and orderly withdrawal".
But the Government says the bill will unlock investment and help rebalance the British economy away from South East England's financial and political centre.
There was no mention of the invite Theresa May offered The Donald during a gushing visit to the White House earlier this year in the Queen's Speech.
The House of Representatives resumed normal business Thursday after sharply curtailing its schedule following the shootings. Scalise was one of five people shot early Wednesday morning when a gunman opened fire at a GOP baseball practice.
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