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David Davis accuses Theresa May of 'astonishing dishonesty' in Brexit plan

David Davis accuses Theresa May of 'astonishing dishonesty' in Brexit plan

In an interview with The Sun newspaper published Thursday - just as May was hosting Trump at a lavish black-tie dinner - Trump said the British leader's approach likely "killed" chances of a free-trade deal with the United States. "Whatever you do is OK with me", Trump told the press conference.

Theresa May sat down for what was a rare live interview on Sunday morning, with Andrew Marr given the opportunity to grill the PM on her Brexit plans.

The president's clarification confirms that he was not looking to insult the prime minister personally, but only to criticize a plan that will have a huge impact on worldwide politics. However, under the blue skies of the Chequers' garden, he said their relationship was "the highest level of special".

Trump added that May had failed to take his advice on negotiating Brexit with the European Union (EU), and praised the former British foreign secretary Boris Johnson, who had resigned from his post four days earlier in protest at May's Brexit policy.

She said a series of "wrecking" changes backed by members of the pro-Brexit Tory European Research Group would put at risk the Government's plans for a "no deal scenario". "If we don't, we risk ending up with no Brexit at all", she wrote in the Mail on Sunday newspaper.

Actually, no, we're going into negotiations with them.

Trump praised May and her qualities, and said that he would be satisfied with whatever Brexit deal Britain struck with the EU.

Britain's status as part of the EU's single market and tariff-free customs union for goods will end after the United Kingdom leaves the bloc in March.

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Trump said he had told British Prime Minister Theresa May that London must get a "carve out" in whatever arrangement is struck with Brussels, so that a "great trade deal" could be struck.

'I was very saddened to see he was leaving government and I hope he goes back in at some point.

The President said: "This incredible woman right here is doing a fantastic job, a great job".

He added: "When you amplify messages of hate, when you use the language that President Trump does in relation to immigrants, infestation is I think the word he used, [you] can understand why people draw the conclusion that he's racist".

Mr Rees-Mogg said Mrs May had apparently abandoned her "red lines" that had won her the support of the party in March.

President Trump also attacked the London mayor, Sadiq Khan, as protests took place in the capital and permission was given for a "Trump baby" blimp to be flown.

After golfing today, aides say Mr. Trump will prepare for his Monday meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki. He obviously likes me, and says very good things about me'.

"We have this stupidity going on, pure stupidity, but it makes it very hard to do something with Russia because, anything you do, it's like: "Russia, oh he loves Russia", Trump said at the press conference before news of the indictment.