UK proposes free trade relationship in Brexit white paper

Tanya Simon
July 14, 2018

The white paper proposes that Britain remains in full regulatory alignment with the European Union on goods but not services after Brexit.

In many ways, they're more like the Democrats in the United States. The U.S. can not negotiate a trade deal with the United Kingdom until that date Theresa May cited, which is in 2019.

May hoped to use the talks to explain her plan for Brexit and to outline the complexities involved. "She wanted to go a different route", Trump said, adding that May "didn't listen".

In the article, published just hours before the two leaders held talks, Mr Trump chided the "very unfortunate" results of the Prime Minister's proposals for Brexit and her negotiating tactics as Britain prepares to leave the European Union in March next year.

"I would have done it much differently".

He saved his praise for Johnson, who resigned as May's foreign secretary on Monday and who Trump said he would like to meet during his time in Britain.

But the push for a softer Brexit triggered the resignation of Brexit secretary David Davis, Brexit minister Steve Baker and Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson.

Protesters have taken to the streets throughout the United Kingdom, however the US President says he isn't anxious.

Trapped schoolboys given anti-anxiety drugs before Thai cave rescue, officials say
Thai rescue workers practice medical training on an entrance of Tham Luang Nang Non cave on July 04, 2018 in Chiang Rai, Thailand. Speaking on his return to the UK, Mr Stanton said: 'Are we heroes? What we do is very calculating, very calm.

Asked directly whether he thinks Johnson might someday replace May, he declined to comment, saying he wasn't interested in "pitting one against the other".

Ms Yvette Cooper, a Labour MP and chairman of Parliament's Home Affairs Committee, said: "Trump's appalling behaviour makes me sympathise with Theresa May".

The president, however, did not back down from the controversial comments he made about immigration in the Sun interview, calling the influx of migrants a "very negative thing for Europe" during Friday's remarks.

On Friday he will be given a demonstration of the UK's military capabilities and integrated UK-US military training before travelling to Chequers for "substantive bilateral talks", to include foreign policy issues including Russian Federation, trade, Brexit, and the Middle East.

A big part of the protests against Trump is the aforementioned giant Trump Baby, a 20ft orange blimp depicting the world leader as a crying baby - something that's clearly hurt his feelings.

Trump is now involved in serious discussions about redesigning the presidential aircraft, which would include a new red, white and blue design, according to multiple reports. "He's been saying very good things about me as president". "I don't take questions from CNN", Trump told Acosta, who's network he has long had a beef with. "I think they like me a lot in the UK".

According to Trump, London mayor Sadiq Khan has "done a very bad job on terrorism".

In a wide-ranging interview he also blamed the mayor of London for high crime rates in the city and failing to tackle terrorism. This looks like we have the four freedoms - goods, capital, services, and people - and it takes out one.

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