President Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May pledged full cooperation on trade and other issues Friday, easing tensions following Trump's explosive interview in which he criticized her handling of "Brexit" and called into question a U.S. -U.K. trade deal.
In a another swipe, Trump also said he would have done the Brexit negotiations "much differently" and claimed the prime minister did not listen to his advice. "As he said in his interview with the Sun, she "is a very good person" and he 'never said anything bad about her, '" Sanders said.
He added that May should make sure "we don't have any restrictions" on post-Brexit trade, contrasting it with European Union tariffs on cars and restrictions on farm imports. Humiliating", added Labour MP for Exeter Ben Bradshaw.ADVERTISEMENTAnother Labour MP, Rupa Huq, told The Guardian that Trump's comments about Khanm, London's first Muslim mayor, constituted Islamophobia."A dash of Islamophobia lobbed at Sadiq Khan who he blames for terrorism. "There will be no alliance more important in the years ahead", she said.
"Unfortunately a story was done which was generally fine but didn't put in what I said about the PM".
Later on Friday, the president was due to pay a visit to Windsor Castle where he and First Lady Melania Trump will have tea with Queen Elizabeth II.
The interview, published during a gala dinner May hosted for Trump at Blenheim Palace, appeared to further ratchet up tensions in a relationship that's been fraught since the president assumed office.More news: Donald Trump refers to Ireland as a part of the UK
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While he's in the country, it seems Trump's going to have to swerve the thousands of people who are busy taking to the streets to protest against him.
"They asked for my opinion and I think you will agree I said Brexit will happen, and it did happen".
"I used to love London as a city", Trump said.
Khan told BBC Radio Friday, "The idea that you can blame (a rise in crime) on immigration from Africa is I think preposterous and we should call him out when he does so". I haven't been there in a long time. "I think you are losing your culture".
The comments infuriated some of May's Conservative Party colleagues, including one who tweeted, "Where are your manners, Mr. President?" and another who chided Trump for diminishing "the standing of the great country he is meant to lead".