United Kingdom government releases long-awaited and already derided Brexit plan

Explainer Why is Northern Ireland such a big deal in Theresa May’s Brexit negotiations

Explainer Why is Northern Ireland such a big deal in Theresa May’s Brexit negotiations

London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who was criticised by Trump in the Sun interview for failing to control crime and prevent militant attacks, gave his blessing for the blimp to be flown and rejected suggestions this showed a lack of respect to the us president.

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".

Trump, who had accused May of taking too long to quit the European Union in the Sun interview, acknowledged that talks to leave the bloc are "not an easy negotiation to be sure" and said that the deal Britain reached "is OK with me", before adding "just make sure we can trade together".

Later in the press conference, Trump slammed reporter Kristen Welker after a question about Russian Federation.

But it also says that because of the deep cross-Channel links, "equivalence" is not good enough either.

On Friday, Trump said that at a gala dinner at Blenheim Palace the night before he and May spoke for nearly 90 minutes and had "probably never developed a better relationship".

Speaking about the prime minister's strategy, President Trump said, "I would have done it much differently".

"Fortunately, we tend to record stories now.we record when we deal with reporters".

Mr. Trump stoked the flames of the discontent in an interview with The Sun that was published on Friday just hours before the President and Ms.

Only hours after arriving, Trump made the prime minister's life even more hard, with scathing criticism of her in a newspaper interview.

The UK's customs plan will be one of the most pressing questions because Britain thinks it will solve the thorny problem of how to keep the border between Northern Ireland, a UK province, and the Republic of Ireland, an European Union member, invisible. Mr. Trump's intervention was "very important, because if you can't do a trade deal with your closest ally, then who can you do a trade deal with?" said Jacob Rees-Mogg, a Tory MP who has been among the sharpest critics of Ms.

Prime Minister Theresa May and US President Donald Trump walk through the doors at Chequers.

"I told her how to do it".

"If the strategy in criticizing Theresa May on her own soil to her home press was to get a better trade deal with the United Kingdom, you have to just look at the facts here".

Journalist Tom Newton Dunn, Trump's interviewer, said the president seemed "sensitive" about the inflatable "Trump baby" being flown over London and its accompanying protests, set for Friday.

The chairman of the Conservatives has played down reports members are quitting the party en masse over Theresa May's plan for Brexit.

Organiser Daniel Jones, a charity communications officer aged 26, said they were trying to make people laugh as well as making a serious point.

The White House attempted to mollify Trump's criticism, with White House press secretary Sarah Sanders releasing a statement insisting that "the President likes and respects Prime Minister May very much".

But over on social media, it's also triggered a new meme, which involves a certain current British prime minister - who has been pictured looking positively smitten with her new guest.

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