U.S. President Trump's views on UK's May, Brexit


Speaking to TIME about Trump's comments at the launch of the blimp on Friday morning, one of the activists responsible said: "Great".

It said the United States president's interview was a "remarkable breach of protocol" and, coming after his "combative" performance at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting in Brussels, amounted to a "global disruption tour unlike anything undertaken by any other recent American president". "As he said in his interview with the Sun she "is a very good person" and he "never said anything bad about her", she said.

The British government on Thursday published its long-awaited Brexit blueprint aimed at restarting stalled talks with the European Union, only for it to be panned by eurosceptics, the City of London and the U.S. president.

He also said the prime minister has ignored his advice on Brexit negotiations, explaining: "I would have done it differently".

"I actually told Theresa May how to do it, but she didn't listen to me".

Trump has long spoken of his desire to meet the monarch, but for this queen, such encounters with USA presidents are old hat, having met 10 American leaders since her coronation in 1952.

May likewise glossed over the comments in the Sun. But the president told The Sun that Khan himself had "not been hospitable to a government that is very important".

Former US ambassador to the EU Anthony Gardner tweeted that it was "unprecedented to attack ally during state visit" and said Mr Trump was "out of control and an embarrassment".

Trump said that May may have killed off a trade between the US and the United Kingdom as a result of her handling of Brexit - hours after her government published its plans in a white paper.

"She should negotiate the best way she knows how". Trump said the discussion "was really something".

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Crenshaw was booked for battery charges on Tuesday night and his bond was set at $7,500, according to Miami-Dade Corrections. Police said there were no indications that Crenshaw was under the influence of drugs or alcohol at the time of the incident.

Earlier today, Mr Trump appeared to support Boris Johnson, who resigned over the direction of Brexit.

'I think he is a great representative for your country.

Near Blenheim Palace on Thursday, ahead of a black-tie dinner at the opulent location, crowds gathered to voice their displeasure at the American president.

But the US President seemed to be visibly annoyed when he was asked by a reporter if he regretted making remarks about British Prime Minister Theresa May and her Brexit policy in an explosive interview.

London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who signed off on the so-called "Trump Baby" blimp, defended the decision Thursday, arguing the protests were not anti-American. "They like me a lot in the UK". I am assuming that his mum told him that when you go to someone's house you do not insult the host.

Khan, who has often been a target of Trump's ire, backed the protests but said those who want to cause trouble are not welcome.

Sarah Elliott, chairwoman of Republicans Overseas UK, said that as president, Trump should be offered respect wherever he goes.

"He is obviously very blunt in how he talks but certainly in the speech last night he said the Prime Minister was a "fantastic lady doing a fantastic job".

That was just one of several helicopter rides on the agenda for Trump, whose staff opted to keep him largely out of central London and the swarms of demonstrators who are likely to provide some of the defining images of his first official trip to the UK.