Trump blames Theresa May for Brexit debacle in explosive interview


The British government released detailed plans Thursday for what it calls a "principled pragmatic and ambitious" Brexit - plans that have already triggered the resignation of two top ministers, and which face likely resistance from the European Union.

British Prime Minster Theresa May and U.S. President Donald Trump walk across the courtyard at Blenheim Palace, where they are attending a dinner with specially invited guests and business leaders, near Oxford, Britain, July 12, 2018.

On Friday, Trump will meet with Prime Minister Theresa May and Queen Elizabeth II and then spend the weekend at one of his private golf courses in Scotland.

Donald Trump has warned Theresa May's Brexit plan will "kill" any future US trade deal in bombshell comments as the President met the British prime minister in the United Kingdom. Two senior ministers in May's Cabinet - former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Brexit Secretary David Davis - resigned on Monday just two days after the prime minister held a crisis meeting with her colleagues to overcome the deep divisions over Britain's exit from the bloc.

Nigel Farage was questioned on whether he had "wound up" Mr Trump about Brexit on BBC's This Week and said: 'We've had the odd chat about it, I like to have a chat with them (Team Trump)'.

As he began a four-day visit to Britain on Thursday, Trump, a major supporter of Brexit, told The Sun that he had advised May to go about leaving the European Union in a different way but was ignored.

The European Parliament has threatened to veto Theresa May's new Brexit plan if she does not come forward with a "credible" policy to prevent a hard border in Ireland.

"Mr. President, Sir Winston Churchill once said that "to have the United States at our side was, to me, the greatest joy", May told Trump, according to a text of her speech.

"As he said in his interview with the Sun she "is a very good person" and he 'never said anything bad about her, '" Sanders said in a statement to The Hill.

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In a long-awaited white paper policy document, her government said its negotiating position had evolved. The detail of exactly how that will work won't be known until a review of migration is concluded, but the White Paper says new arrangements will allow businesses to hire the workers they need, and visa-free travel will be extended to tourists and businesspeople on short-term work visits.

"With three months left to go, it is now a race against time", Ms Fairbairn said.

"He is destroying all the norms of what used to be a great democracy in America and so I'm really concerned about my country and I'm here now and so this is where I have the chance to protest him".

In response, May said the proposal was "delivering on the vote of the British people to take back control of our money, our laws and our borders". "I think he is a great representative for your country". "I think he's got what it takes".

It would also end free movement of people, and give the United Kingdom an independent trade policy and end annual payments into the European Union budget.

Johnson said the agreement was "suffocating" the Brexit dream.

Addressing the 100-strong group the Prime Minister said there was an "unprecedented" opportunity to do a deal that boosted jobs and growth in both countries.

Outside the mansion, near Oxford to the northwest of London, a couple of thousand demonstrators lined the road and booed Trump's arrival, one of over 100 protests police expect to take place during his four-day trip.

"You see, what's going on throughout the world with immigration..."