After disparaging his hosts, Trump meets with Theresa May

Clay Curtis
July 14, 2018

MARTIN: So it was a pretty civil press conference, all things considered - I mean, especially in light of the harsh words President Trump had for the prime minister in The Sun newspaper interview.

"The message we came here to give today is that Trump is not welcome in Britain", said shopkeeper Grish Gregoran, 58, who took the day off to attend. Trump added "I know it's politically not necessarily correct to say that, but I'll say it, and I'll say it loud".

Mrs May said the U.S. was "keen" to do a deal with the United Kingdom, adding: "We will do a trade deal with them and with others around the rest of the world".

The President said the newspaper did not include the "tremendous things" he said about Ms May in the interview.

In the interview with Britain's The Sun, Trump said a new trade deal with the United States was unlikely because of May's Brexit negotiation tactics.

"I said, 'I want to apologise because I said such good things about you, ' And she said, 'Don't worry, it's only the press, '" Trump said of their purported conversation.

Trump said his comments came after he "read some reports" that suggested the United Kingdom would not be able to make a free trade deal with the USA, but he said May and her representatives have since reassured him that will still be possible.

However, while Trump and May exchanged warm words, tens of thousands of protesters marched against the US president through central London, bringing much of the British capital to a standstill.

"They didn't put it in the headline", referring to the positive comments he claimed to have said about May during the interview.

"And I think he's not been hospitable to a government that is a very important government".

Trump again called independent counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian election interference "a rigged witch hunt".

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The Sun's write-up of its interview, which was recorded, quoted him describing her as a "nice person" and saying they get along "very nicely".

Trading with the European Union is unfair, according to US President Donald Trump, who warned the bloc would pay a high price if it does not remove trade barriers.

The US leader has recently threatened to hit imports of European cars with a 20-percent tariff if Brussels doesn't remove levies and other trade barriers on US goods.

The President's remarks to The Sun materially damaged her biggest project on the eve of his visit, and he had gone out of his way to praise her political rival who had quit in protest at her Brexit plans earlier in the week.

Khan said pro-Trump supporters would march on Saturday, although some were present on Friday, separated from the main demonstration by police. 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.

Before heading for Scotland, the president and Queen Elizabeth II became acquainted over tea at Windsor Castle.

Trump said May's so-called soft-Brexit approach went "the opposite way" to what he had recommended and that it was "very unfortunate". Anti-Trump protesters lined the road up to the building, but it is unlikely the Trumps - who arrived via helicopter - saw them.

"(Queen Elizabeth has) a great and attractive grace about her.

The president also pledged to raise the issue of election meddling during the summit and said he would tell Putin not to interfere in future USA elections.

That's what it takes to get an apology from Trump, apparently. "I think he has done a bad job on crime, if you look, all of the terrible things going on there, with all of the crime that is being brought in".

On immigration, Trump said, "Allowing the immigration to take place in Europe is a shame".

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