But the lack of any mention of a United States presidential visit in the Queens speech earlier this year, which sets the agenda for all major visits hosted by the monarch, had confirmed that the trip had been postponed indefinitely.
But he will not sleep at Buckingham Palace as the guest of the Queen, probably staying at the residence of the new U.S. ambassador Woody Johnson instead.
Regarding the story that the trip has been "downgraded", a spokesperson for Prime Minister Theresa May's office told People the invitation has not changed, "Our position on the State Visit has not changed - an offer has been extended and President Trump has accepted".
The visit may be timed to coincide with the opening of the new USA embassy near Battersea Power station, sources said. The invitation was contested by some lawmakers, and House of Commons Speaker John Bercow declared he wouldn't get the opportunity to address parliament.