U.S. President Donald Trump blamed the “faux information” for an explosive interview with British tabloid The Solar through which he slammed U.Ok. Prime Minister Theresa Could’s dealing with of Brexit.
Hours earlier than Trump was set to fulfill with Could, the tabloid revealed an unique interview through which the president touched on quite a few subjects, together with the U.Ok.’s deliberate divorce from the European Union.
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The president gave the interview after wrapping up the NATO summit in Brussels and earlier than heading to the U.Ok.
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Right here among the highlights from The Solar interview.
Could’s “delicate” Brexit plan
Trump chided the “very unlucky” outcomes of the prime minister’s technique for negotiating Britain’s departure from the European Union, saying it will harm any likelihood of a commerce cope with the U.S.
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“In the event that they do a deal like that, we’d be coping with the European Union as an alternative of coping with the U.Ok., so it can most likely kill the deal,” Trump advised the tabloid. “I might have carried out it a lot in another way. I really advised Theresa Could the right way to do it, however she didn’t take heed to me.”
Trump blames mayor of London for terror assaults
Trump took intention at London Mayor Sadiq Khan, saying he’s carried out a “horrible job.”
“Have a look at the terrorism going down, have a look at what’s occurring in London,” Trump mentioned. “I feel he’s carried out a horrible job.”
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The president went on guilty an increase in violent crime within the metropolis on immigration.
“I feel he has carried out a really unhealthy job on terrorism,” Trump mentioned. “I feel he has carried out a foul job on crime, when you look, all the horrible issues occurring there, with all the crime that’s being introduced in.”
On Friday, the mayor of London lashed out at Trump, saying it’s “preposterous” guilty crime on immigration.
“London like different cities throughout Europe and world wide are grappling with the evil of terrorism. We sadly, final 12 months, misplaced 14 folks due to these terrorists,” Khan mentioned.
The mayor went on to level to different terror assaults throughout the U.Ok. and Europe, including that “it’s for president Trump to clarify why he singled me out being liable for these acts of terrorism and no different mayor and no different chief.”
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“I don’t suppose the rise in crime is due to immigration from North Africa or anyplace else, that’s for president Trump to clarify why he thinks there’s a hyperlink between immigration to Europe and the rising crime in our nation and in different elements of Europe as nicely,” the mayor mentioned.
Protests in London make Trump really feel “unwelcome”
Protests have taken over a lot of London, main as much as Trump’s arrival. An enormous balloon flew depicting a child Trump flew over Parliament to coincide with the president’s arrival.
“I suppose once they put out blimps to make me really feel unwelcome, no purpose for me to go to London,” Trump advised the paper. “I used to like London as a metropolis. I haven’t been there in a very long time. However once they make you are feeling unwelcome, why would I keep there?”
On Thursday, Trump advised reporters after the NATO summit that he thinks “the U.Ok. likes me lots.”
“I imagine folks within the U.Ok., Scotland, England, Eire, as I’ve property in Eire, I’ve property throughout, I feel these folks, they like me lots,” Trump mentioned. “And so they agree with me on immigration.”
Trump on Boris Johnson
Trump recommended that Could’s former overseas secretary Boris Johnson would make a superb prime minister.
“I used to be very saddened to see he was leaving authorities and I hope he goes again in sooner or later. I feel he is a good consultant to your nation,” Trump mentioned. “I feel he can be a fantastic Prime Minister. I feel he’s bought what it takes.”
Johnson resigned his place in protest over Could’s Brexit plans.
–with recordsdata from the Related Press
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