Trump denies he criticized British prime minister after criticizing her

Trump denies he criticized British prime minister after criticizing her

Labour's Stephen Doughty said: "An image of Donald Trump sitting in Churchill's seat will stick in the throats of many Brits who would consider Trump not only to be one of the worst presidents in United States history but also not even worthy of a comparison with our wartime leader who rescued our nation in its darkest hour".

Trump, who meets with Putin in Helsinki next week, said he would raise Russia's interference in the 2016 elections but added "I don't think you'll have any "Gee, I did it, I did it, you got me" " response from the Russian Federation leader.

When asked about the potential for an agreement, Trump said: "The only thing I ask of Theresa is make sure we can trade, that we don't have any restrictions".

She praised the two countries' "enduring and special relationship", saying, "We are, and will remain, strong and close partners on trade, security and defense".

May was far more precise and short in her answers, did not attack political foes or the media, and was determined to avoid all criticism of Trump - even as she faced nonstop questions about his dismissals of her.

The FT also plays up the president's change of course, though with Brexit on its mind, saying "Trump switches tack on Brexit in bid to mend bridges with May".

Trump also said that Boris Johnson, who had resigned as foreign secretary on Monday in protest of May's recent announcement of a plan for Brexit, was "a very talented guy" who "would be a great prime minister".

A British reporter put a pointed question to Trump, asking what he would say to people who were fearful of his election, to which Trump quipped, "That was your choice of a question?"

"We have left North Atlantic Treaty Organisation with more money, more spirit, more unity than even before", Trump said.

Trump said May had ignored his advice on how to negotiate Britain's exit from the European Union.


He added: "I didn't think they put it in, but that's all right". Let's listen to what she had to say.

In the interview, which took place at the U.S. Embassy in Brussels, the president also lashed out at the Muslim mayor of London, saying he had done "a bad job".

"I think it's a awful thing that Germany's doing", he said.

"People coming here nowadays feel very hopeless about what is happening".

A good Anglophile knows that an audience with Queen Elizabeth II is planned well in advance: from the way a guest greets her - bow or curtsy - to the way she is addressed: "Your majesty" first, "ma'am" thereafter.

During a press conference on Friday afternoon, the US President said a trade deal between the United Kingdom and the US "would absolutely be possible" after Brexit, despite telling The Sun that May's negotiating position had ruled one out.

London regards its "special relationship" with the United States as a keystone of foreign policy and May has courted Trump ahead of Britain's departure from the European Union.

Queen Elizabeth II has met every USA president since 1952, with the exception of Lyndon B. Johnson.

The Trumps entered the castle's Quadrangle by Range Rover after arriving on the castle grounds by helicopter. He said he would also talk about Ukraine, Syria and nuclear proliferation, calling it the biggest issue.

However his trip to meet Putin is set to be overshadowed by news that a USA federal grand jury has indicted 12 Russian military intelligence officers on charges of hacking the computer networks of 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and the Democratic Party. You take a look at your hospital in London, you know what I'm talking about, with all of the terrible things going on there with all of the crime that's being brought in. "So if this was a strategy to get a better trade deal, he can't get one at this point", Brennan said.

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