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'Fake news': Trump backtracks over Brexit criticism of May

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President says he supports US-UK trade deal but suggests his advice was ‘too brutal’ for PM
Trump visit to the UK - latest developments
Donald Trump has rowed back from his criticism of Theresa May, telling a joint press conference he supports a post-Brexit US trade deal with the UK, but adding that his advice to the prime minister had been “too brutal” for her to take.After holding the prime minister’s hand as they walked down the steps to the press conference podium, Trump stood beside May at her country retreat of Chequers and delivered a rambling broadside which covered Brexit, trade, Nato and the “fake news” he said had been reported about their relationship. Continue reading...

Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/jul/13/fake-news-trump-backtracks-over-criticism-of-may-brexit-plan
Author : Jessica Elgot and Peter Walker
Publish date : 2018-07-13 15:47:38
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