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World Trump's 'bombshell' offer to family of British teen killed in car crash: Diplomat's wife is in next room

18:10  16 october  2019
18:10  16 october  2019 Source:   nbcnews.com

U.K. says U.S. diplomat's wife should face justice for fatal crash

  U.K. says U.S. diplomat's wife should face justice for fatal crash Family of teen killed in road accident and the British prime minister say American's diplomatic immunity should be waivedThat American woman, a U.S. diplomat's wife, was allowed to leave Britain under diplomatic immunity, however.

The British parents, who lost their teenage son in a road accident allegedly involving a US diplomat wife ’ s Anne Sacoolas Charlotte Charles and Tim Dunn said that Trump dropped “the bombshell soon after we walked in the room : Anne Sacoolas was in the building and was willing to meet with us.”

The family of a British teenager killed in a wrong-way crash involving the wife of an American diplomat said President Donald Trump But during a meeting with Trump at the White House on Tuesday they said the president made what they considered a shocking and inappropriate offer .

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The family of a British teenager killed in a wrong-way crash involving the wife of an American diplomat said President Donald Trump dropped a "bombshell" during a meeting at the White House, revealing that the woman was waiting to meet them in the room next door.

Harry Dunn, 19, was killed after his motorcycle was hit by Anne Sacoolas, who admits driving on the wrong side of the road near a British military base used by the United States.

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  Trump: We're going to 'see if we can do something' about fatal crash involving diplomat's wife The president said the woman was driving on the wrong side of the road at the time of the crash. "That can happen, those are the opposite roads," he said. "I won't say it ever happened to me, but it did."The story has reverberated in the United Kingdom, with the country's politicians joining the conversation. Dunn's parents told NBC News they were informed that the diplomat's spouse had gone back to the U.S. when they had a meeting with the police a couple of days after their son's funeral, which has left them "in shock.

The parents of a British biker allegedly killed by a US diplomat ’ s wife driving on the wrong side of the road refused to meet the woman during a visit with President Trump at the White House. “The bombshell was dropped soon after we walked in the room ,” Charlotte Charles told reporters about

Trump tells Harry Dunn’ s parents that envoy’ s wife will not be sent to UK. “The bombshell was dropped soon after we walked in the room : Anne Sacoolas was in the At first, Trump also flatly ruled out any possibility of Sacoolas returning to the UK, without giving a reason, but he signalled a possible

Sacoolas, 42, whose husband is an American diplomat assigned to the United Kingdom, said she cooperated with the police but flew back to the U.S. three weeks later.

The case has sparked a transatlantic dispute about whether she still has diplomatic immunity from prosecution.

a person posing for the camera: Image: Harry Dunn's parents say they want justice for their son.© Courtesy of the Dunn Family Image: Harry Dunn's parents say they want justice for their son.

Dunn's parents want Sacoolas to return to the U.K. to face trial, and they have traveled to the U.S. to find answers. But during a meeting with Trump at the White House on Tuesday, they said the president made what they considered a shocking and inappropriate offer.

"The bombshell was dropped not soon after we walked in the room: Anne Sacoolas was in the building and was willing to meet with us," Dunn's mother, Charlotte Charles, told reporters in Washington afterward. "We made it very clear that as we've said all along … we would still love to meet with her but it has to be on our terms and on U.K. soil."

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  Parents of teen killed in car crash will travel to US to call for suspected driver's return to UK Harry Dunn's parents will travel to the US for a press conference Monday, a family spokesman said.Harry Dunn, 19, died in a crash August 27 in Croughton, Northamptonshire, home to a Royal Air Force station controlled by the US Air Force. UK police say the other driver was traveling on the wrong side of the road when their car collided with Dunn.

Parents of British teen killed in crash involving American diplomat ' s wife come to US. Seiger said Trump "extended his condolences, I thought perfectly appropriately and made it clear that he understood the family situation," before offering for the family to meet Sacoolas, who was in the

The parents of a British teen killed in a road crash involving a US diplomat ' s wife met with President Donald Trump at the White House on Tuesday to urge that she be returned to the UK to face justice. Trump met with Tim Dunn and Charlotte Charles and dropped a " bombshell " that the woman at the

Mark Stephens, a lawyer for the Dunn family, told Sky News on Wednesday the plan of the Trump team was to set up the meeting and then "bring in the press corp to show it was all happy families."

"Unfortunately, that was a gargantuan miscalculation," he said, describing the way the meeting was proposed as "so wrong."

Stephens also described Sacoolas as a "fugitive from justice."

Dunn's father, Tim Dunn, had said earlier that Trump was "very gracious and respectful" throughout the meeting, holding Charles' hand at one point and promising her he would seek a solution. "He was understanding and I think he genuinely will look to try and resolve this," he said.

But Charles, the teenager's mother, said the meeting ultimately went "round in circles" as Trump and his team tried to get the family to "accept the invitation to meet her [Sacoolas] on their terms which we weren't willing to do."

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  Late teen's family wants US diplomat's wife to lose immunity The parents of British teenager who was killed in a traffic accident involving an American diplomat's wife are planning a trip to the United States as they lobby for the woman's legal immunity to be lifted. Harry Dunn was riding a motorcycle that collided with a car outside a British air force base in England. The August crash killed the 19-year-old Dunn.The diplomat's wife subsequently left Britain. His family appealed Saturday for anyone who saw her departure to share information.Dunn's parents, Charlotte Charles and Tim Dunn, say they are going to New York and Washington to build support and to pressure U.S.

Parents of British teen killed in crash will only meet U. S . diplomat ’ s wife if she returns to Britain. Floral tributes lay on the roadside near RAF Croughton According to British media reports, a letter to the Dunn family from Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab read: “The U.K. government’ s position is that

(Reuters) - The parents of a British teenager killed in a car crash involving a U. S . diplomat ' s wife vowed on Monday to keep fighting until they get justice "The people on the other side of this dispute need to understand that this family here are determined to get justice for Harry," spokesman Radd

She said that any meeting would need to involve "therapists and mediators in the room and not just her and us. I wouldn't imagine that's even advisable for her, let alone us."

Tim Dunn said they felt "a bit rushed" and that they "don't think it would have gone too well" if they had gone through with the president's plan.

a couple of people that are standing in a room: Image: Charlotte Charles© Carlo Allegri Image: Charlotte Charles

Sacoolas has admitted that she was driving on the wrong side of the road when she hit Harry Dunn on his motorcycle near RAF Croughton in Northamptonshire, England.

"Anne was driving on the wrong side of the road and had no time to react when she saw the motorbike approaching — the crash happened too fast," according to a statement from her family's legal representative, Amy Jeffress.

She stayed at the scene of the accident but was told by British police that she should go home and that they would call her, Jeffress said. They never did, and three weeks later the family flew back to the U.S.

"The U.S. authorities determined that it would be difficult for the couple and their children to remain in the small Croughton community under these tragic circumstances," Jeffress said.

Trump initially ruled out Sacoolas returning to the U.K., but later in the meeting Tuesday he mentioned trying to "push this from a different angle," Dunn's mother said.

Harry Dunn's family launches legal action against the UK Foreign Office .
The family of a teenager killed in a road traffic collision that police believe involved a US diplomat's wife is launching legal action against the UK Foreign Office over its handling of the incident. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); Harry Dunn's family spokesman, Radd Seiger, told CNN on Thursday they will be issuing a letter of claim about what they call "unlawful" advice given by the Foreign Office to Northamptonshire Police.

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