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Donald Trump and Theresa May
US President also criticises London Mayor Sadiq Khan and hails Boris Johnson as future Prime Minister
Friday, July 13, 2018 – 6:07am
President Donald Trump has blasted Theresa May for her handling of Brexit and shot down the chances of a trade deal on the first day of his official visit to the UK.
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Speaking to The Sun ahead of last night’s gala dinner at Blenheim Palace, Trump said the prime minister’s soft Brexit blueprint will mean the end of any future trade deal with the US.
“If they do a deal like that, we would be dealing with the European Union instead of dealing with the UK, so it will probably kill the deal,” the president said.
Trump’s remarks have “driven a bulldozer” through May’s claim that the UK would be able to get decent trade deals with the wider world, while sticking to the EU rules, according to the BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg.
The US leader also claimed that the PM ignored …read more
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