I told May how to do Brexit but she wrecked it — the US trade deal is off, says Donald Trump

The Sun | 7/12/2018 | Staff
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DONALD Trump today accuses the PM of wrecking Brexit — and warned she may have killed off any chance of a vital US trade deal.

In an extraordinary intervention timed to coincide with his UK visit, the US President said Theresa May had ignored his advice by opting for a soft Brexit strategy.

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And he warned her any attempts to maintain close ties with the EU would make a lucrative US trade deal very unlikely.

Mr Trump said: “If they do a deal like that, we would be dealing with the European Union instead of dealing with the UK, so it will probably kill the deal.”

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His comments, deeply damaging to Mrs May, came in a world-exclusive interview with The Sun in which he also:

Insisted former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson would make “a great Prime Minister”.

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Denied once branding Theresa May a “bossy schoolteacher”

Mr Trump’s damaging outbursts come as he prepares to meet the PM for a working lunch at Chequers.

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He will then board a helicopter for Windsor Castle to meet the Queen before flying up to Scotland for a private two-day visit.

Thousands of people are expected to take part in a series of protests during his stay in the UK.

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THERESA May’s new soft Brexit blueprint would “kill” any future trade deal with the United States, Donald Trump warns today.

Mounting an extraordinary attack on the PM’s exit negotiation, the President also reveals she has ignored his advice on how to toughen up the troubled talks.

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Instead he believes Mrs May has gone “the opposite way”, and he thinks the results have been “very unfortunate”.

His fiercest criticism came over the centrepiece of the PM’s new Brexit plan — which was unveiled in full yesterday.

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It would stick to a common ­rulebook with Brussels on goods and agricultural produce in a bid to keep customs borders open with the...
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