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Trump says he feels 'unwelcomed' in London, blasts mayor Sadiq Khan

Trump says he feels 'unwelcomed' in London, blasts mayor Sadiq Khan

US President Donald Trump blasted British Prime Minister Theresa May, said her recently resigned foreign minister would make a great replacement and criticized the mayor of London as being "bad on terror", in comments published as he made his first trip to the UK Thursday.

"I didn't criticise the PM", Trump said at a press conference at the prime minister's official retreat in Chequers on Friday afternoon. "That's all that matters".

"I'm not going in with high expectations but we may come out with surprising things", Trump said.

Fresh from a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit where Trump chided Germany and other European nations for failing to contribute enough to defense spending, British Prime Minister Theresa May is hoping his trip will boost the close ties between their two nations and help forge a future free trade deal.

After causing panic at his threat to pull the USA out of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation earlier this week, said: "They're taking advantage of the United States".

According to his schedule, Trump will join the Queen for tea at Windsor Castle, attend a black-tie dinner at Blenheim Palace with Prime Minister Theresa May, and stick his fingers his ears while yelling "LALALALALA" whenever he sees protesters. He said his aides have a tape of that interview, suggesting it could be released.

President Trump's complaints about "fake news" are often dishonest.

Trump also said the deal that May's government has proposed would "probably kill" any trade agreement with the US because Washington "would be dealing with the European Union" instead of with the United Kingdom.

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Trump also set a hard line on the country's ongoing "Brexit" negotiations, telling the tabloid that he advised Prime Minister Theresa May against the "soft" blueprint she recently presented to alleviate economic fallout as the country separates from the European Union.

She maintained the government's Brexit agreement "delivers" on the referendum vote.

Of Johnson, he said: "I have a lot of respect for Boris".

They gathered under a big "baby Trump" blimp, showing him snarling and holding a mobile phone, dressed in only a nappy.

He added: "I didn't think they put it in, but that's all right". He also said a rival politician, Boris Johnson, would make a "great prime minister".

That's what it takes to get an apology from Trump, apparently.

"We stand by our reporting and the quotes we used - including those where the President was positive about the Prime Minister, in both the paper and in our audio - and we're delighted that the President essentially retracted his original charge against the paper later in the press conference".

According to The Sun, Trump said May not only ignored the advice he gave her on Brexit, but has gone "the opposite way", leading to "very unfortunate results". "He thought she was great on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation today and is a really terrific person".