Donald Trump gives May's Brexit plan both barrels

13 July, 2018, 06:40 | Author: Ann Santiago
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But it was his comments about Brexit just before arriving that have already caused difficulty for Ms. May.

Speaking about his visit to the United Kingdom at a press conference at the White House on Tuesday, Donald said that he is expecting to have an "interesting time in the UK", adding: "So I have North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, I have the United Kingdom - that's a situation with turmoil, and I have Putin". May's new Brexit proposal which is under attack from Brexit backers within her Conservative Party caucus.

He said his father could head to the north-east of Scotland during his visit, adding: "It's still to be decided". "I think they like me a lot in the UK. I think he is a great representative for your country". 'The people voted to break it up so I would imagine that's what they would do, but maybe they're taking a different route - I don't know if that is what they voted for'.

Prime Minister May will host the reception, attended by a bevy of British business leaders from a range of sectors.

"I'm going to a pretty hot spot right now, right?"

Ms. May quickly moved to fix the damage.

Dishing up a fresh dose of chaos on his European tour, President Donald Trump left behind a contentious North Atlantic Treaty Organisation gathering in Brussels and moved on to Britain, where a pomp-filled welcome ceremony was soon overshadowed by an interview in which Trump blasted Prime Minister Theresa May, blamed London's mayor for terror attacks against the city and argued that Europe was "losing its culture" because of immigration.

Since becoming elected the 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump has been met with polarising views.

He said: "We have enough difficulty with the European Union".

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The president and first lady will travel to Windsor on Friday afternoon to meet the Queen, before flying to Scotland to spend the weekend at Mr Trump's Turnberry golf resort.

Protests coinciding with Mr Trump's visit are set to take place in Glasgow this evening and in Edinburgh on Saturday.

Look at what is going on in London", Trump said, before referring directly to Khan: "I think he has done a very bad job on terrorism.

This move comes after Trump's border policy was revealed to have been separating parents from their children.

May, who voted "Remain" in the 2016 referendum on leaving the European Union, proposed earlier Thursday that Britain and the bloc would stick to a "common rulebook" with the European Union for goods and agricultural products in return for free trade, without tariffs or border customs checks.

Britain is now part of the EU's single market - which allows for the frictionless flow of goods and services among the 28 member states - and its tariff-free customs union for goods.

A group of protesters has also gathered outside a fenced-off area in Regent's Park, close to the entrance of Winfield House, where Mr Trump is staying and is due to shortly leave for the dinner.

The plan has enraged so-called "Brexiteers", who have looked to a possible U.S. -U.K. trade deal as one of the biggest boons that would result from leaving the 27-member bloc. "The U.S. pays tens of Billions of Dollars too much to subsidize Europe, and loses Big on Trade!"

Free trade would not apply to services, which account for 80 per cent of the British economy. "This does not respect the referendum result".

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