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Alison it is a court Jesus day here in London and -- -- -- the First Lady Michelle it is wrapping up the first part of their state resident bucking ham palace behind me we were behind the -- in the garden just a short while ago and we watched the official welcoming.
By Queen Elizabeth the Second.
For the obamas for this state visit was -- ball up.
-- pomp and circumstance that you would expect the royals to delay on President Obama and Prince Philip checking out the honor guard there a 41 gun salute blasting away in the background.
This is only the second.
State visit ever afforded a US president by the queen the other was back -- 2003.
For president George W.
Bush now in fact everything is being added for this trip including a stay at Buckingham Palace tonight and tomorrow or the president and the First Lady a -- six room suite.
Here at Buckingham Palace -- hey highlight of the trip just -- short while ago to was a visit with prince William and the duchess of Cambridge otherwise known as Kate.
They are fresh and and tanned and rested from from a honeymoon -- Obama is quoted as saying it was back.
It's -- aided by the attention given to the royal wedding even though he was not invited.
Alison what we're expecting now just a couple minutes is the Obama motorcade whisk by as they're going -- -- Westminster Abbey for a tour there.
Day that was in fact the site of the wedding tonight.
There -- that state dinner and some serious stuff during this a two day visit a couple of meetings with.
Prime minister David Cameron and historic speech by President Obama as well to sort of a joint session of that the chambers the Houses of Parliament.
He calls this not just a special relationship between the US the UK but an essential relationship inserting.
A considering all the various concerns of security and economic facing the two countries and the world right now as well as some face to face -- back to you.
All sounds very lovely very civilized sounds great -- -- thanks so much for the period.
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