British PM Theresa May welcomes US President Trump with reception dinner

British PM Theresa May welcomes US President Trump with reception dinner

Mr Trump was greeted with a specially composed fanfare performed by the State Trumpeters of the Household Cavalry Band, and a sunset ceremony of music and drill was staged by the Bands of the Scots, Irish and Welsh guards.

Woody Johnson, the USA ambassador to Britain, appeared to agree, telling the BBC this week that a bilateral trade deal between the two countries is now "totally up in the air".

Theresa May has used a lavish welcome dinner for Donald Trump at Blenheim Palace to press her case for an ambitious new trade deal with the U.S. after Brexit.

"This week we have an opportunity to deepen this unique trading relationship and begin discussions about how we will forge a strengthened, ambitious and future-proof trade partnership".

He claims that Brexit voters may not get "what they voted for". But he said: "I would say Brexit is Brexit", echoing the "Brexit means Brexit" phrase often used by May.

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

And referring directly to the United Kingdom he added: "I am going to a pretty hot spot right now with a lot of resignations". And that is fine.

He also told the tabloid that he has shared advice with May during Britain's negotiations with the European Union, but says May ignored his advice. "But it is too bad what is going on".

"It was not the deal that was in the referendum".

He was severely criticised last November, including by May, after sharing three inflammatory anti-Muslim videos posted by far-right group Britain First. And I said Putin maybe the easiest of them all.

"There is a communique that was published yesterday; it's very detailed", Macron said.

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The comments come after May suffered a series of resignations from her Cabinet after she signalled that Britain was heading for a softer form of Brexit with closer ties to the European Union than previously expected. "They voted for us to take back control of our money, our law and our borders and that's exactly what we will do".

Trump also lashed out at his longtime nemesis, London Mayor Sadiq Khan, a Muslim who has criticized Trump's ban on travel to the United States from several predominately Muslim countries.

"I partially won an election because of immigration", he said, also pointing to Italy's recent vote, in which Giuseppe Conte took government after campaigning on a populist anti-immigration platform.

"I think it's a travesty of British values".

"If you think about it as a computer game, the United States is kind of the final adversary that you meet", Basedow said.

Khan and Trump have clashed in the past.

He has clashed with the Labour mayor several times in the past, including over his administration's visa policy and most recently over Khan's decision to allow a enormous Trump blimp to fly over London.

'I think he has not been hospitable to a government that is very important, ' he said. Trump smiled but did not say a word. I'm 54 years old, we lived through pretty good times. "But when they make you feel unwelcome, why would I stay there?" he asked.

He backed down over the threats when other leaders agreed to increase defence spending "like they never have before" and described himself as a "very stable genius" over the deal. I have a lot of respect for Boris.

Critics of the Prime Minister's proposals for future relations with the European Union claim that her willingness to align with Brussels rules on agricultural produce will block a U.S. deal, as Washington is certain to insist on the inclusion of GM crops and hormone-enhanced beef, which are banned in Europe.

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