Amid Protests, Trump Meeting with Theresa May After Criticizing Her over Brexit

Erika Holt
July 14, 2018

"I didn't criticize the prime minister".

In the press conference with Mrs May after their meeting today, he seemed to backtrack on a number of the claims made to the Sun, going so far as to brand the whole interview "fake news".

The long-awaited document proposes keeping Britain and the European Union in a free market for goods, with a more distant relationship for services.

The giant balloon named "Trump Baby" was released near the U.K.'s Houses of Parliament, where "Stop Trump" protesters are marching in central London.

"Our trade and investment relationship is unrivalled - we are the largest investors in each other's economies and every day a million British people go to work for U.S. companies in the United Kingdom and a million Americans go to work for United Kingdom companies in the U.S.", May said.

Mr Trump and his wife, Melania, later had tea with the Queen at Windsor.

In response to a question about future trade after Brexit, Trump said: "I don't know what Britain is going to do but whatever you do is OK by me".

However, most people also think he is "untrustworthy" to negotiate a trade deal with.

He also told the tabloid that he had shared advice with May during Britain's negotiations with the European Union, but said May ignored his advice.

On Brexit, he said: 'I would have done it much differently.

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Trump also heaped praise on Johnson, May's nemesis who resigned over the "soft Brexit" blueprint on Monday, suggesting he would "make a great Prime Minister".

In a ten-minute time interview slot, which Mr Trump extended to 28 minutes, the United States president touched on a number of Brexit policies unveiled in yesterday's White Paper.

That's what it takes to get an apology from Trump, apparently.

Donald Trump sat next to Theresa May and said we really have a very good relationship.

Another wrote: "I think I can hear Dusty singing "The Look of Love". "When the president speaks about immigration, you will repeatedly hear him put it in the sense of a threat, a security threat specifically, and that's also how he framed it when he was talking about it in Europe". I haven't been there in a long time. "I think you're losing your culture".

"Allowing the immigration to take place in Europe is a shame". "The Chequers agreement reached last week provides the platform for Donald and me to pursue an ambitious deal that works for both countries right across our economies".

Khan in the past has publicly feuded with Trump after the president criticized him over the city's response to a terror attack.

"There is no stronger alliance than that of our special relationship with the US and there will be no alliance more important in the years ahead", May said in a statement.

Talking about his "friend" Johnson, Trump said: "I have a lot of respect for Boris". It just shows what a bad president he is."Khan, who has no powers over immigration, also questioned the motives behind Trump's repeated criticism."Manchester also suffered a terror attack ..."

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