Donald Trump: US-UK trade understanding ‘absolutely possible’

Media captionTheresa May and Donald Trump were both certain about UK-US trade after Brexit

A trade understanding between a US and UK “will positively be possible”, Donald Trump has said, after he told a Sun Theresa May’s Brexit devise could kill an agreement.

Speaking alongside a PM after talks during her nation residence, Chequers, Mr Trump pronounced a US-UK attribute is “the top turn of special”.

Mrs May pronounced they had discussed skeleton for an “ambitious” trade agreement.

Thousands of people are protesting in London opposite Mr Trump’s visit.

A vast balloon, portraying a boss as a baby, has been floated in Parliament Square as partial of a demonstrations. Other protests are holding place opposite a UK on Friday and Saturday.

The boss and First Lady Melania Trump have trafficked to Windsor Castle to have tea with a Queen.

The sovereign greeted a integrate as their motorcade arrived. The rope of a Coldstream Guards afterwards played a Star-Spangled Banner and she invited a boss to check a ensure of honour.

After assembly a Queen, a Trumps will fly to Scotland on a private outing to spend a weekend during his Turnberry golf resort.

Media captionMoment President Trump meets a Queen
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Mr Trump and Mrs May’s assembly took place after a Sun published a wide-ranging interview with a boss in that he criticised a PM’s plan.

But during a Chequers news conference, Mr Trump praised Mrs May as an “incredible woman” who was “doing a illusory job” and pronounced there could be a “great” trade understanding between a US and UK.

He said: “I review reports where that won’t be possible, though we trust after vocalization with a primary minister’s people and member and trade experts it will positively be possible”.

Mr Trump’s initial revisit executive revisit to a UK as boss is holding place in between a Nato limit and a assembly in Helsinki with Russian personality Vladimir Putin.

Pots and pans on protest

By Jennifer Scott, BBC News

Media captionThousands during London demonstration

Thousands of protesters, generally women, have flooded a streets of executive London in a initial of a day’s demonstrations opposite opposite Donald Trump.

The throng is full of whistles, drums and a all critical pots and pans that seem to have turn a pitch of this movement.

Whilst a mood is jovial, their proclivity is serious. Most of those I’ve talked to are here since of Mr Trump’s immigration policies, generally after new cinema from a Mexican border.

There are also large signs on his opinion to women.

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Anti-Trump protesters are entertainment demonstrations in executive London

At a news discussion following a talks, Mr Trump said: “The attribute between a dual nations is indispensable to a means of liberty, justice, and peace.”

He also said:

  • He had apologised to Mrs May for a Sun’s story – though she told him not to worry as “it’s usually a press”
  • He pronounced had not given Mrs May recommendation on how to understanding with a EU though “did give her a suggestion… and we consider she found it maybe too brutal”
  • Brexit was an “incredible opportunity” and “whatever” a UK did after it left a EU was “OK with me”

Mr Trump described Brexit as a “very tough situation… between a borders and a entries into a countries and all of a things”, saying: “The usually thing we ask is that she work it out so that we can have really even trade.”

Mrs May pronounced a US was “keen” to do a understanding with a UK, adding: “We will do a trade understanding with them and with others around a rest of a world.”

She confirmed a government’s Brexit agreement “delivers” on a referendum vote.

Media captionA hulk airship of Donald Trump has been launched in London

Earlier, Mr Trump pronounced he and Mrs May had oral for an hour-and-a-half during a black-tie cooking during Blenheim Palace on Thursday, that he attended with his mom Melania.

“I consider we substantially never grown a improved attribute than final night,” he said.

Media captionTrump: We’ve never had a improved relationship

Mr Trump arrived during a primary minister’s Buckinghamshire chateau by helicopter after visiting a Royal Military Academy during Sandhurst, Berkshire, on Friday morning.

Meanwhile, Mrs Trump played bowls with a PM’s husband, Philip May, during a Royal Hospital Chelsea in London. She met Chelsea Pensioners and internal children.

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Downing Street pronounced Mrs May had presented a US boss with a present of an illustrated ancestral draft of his Scottish birthright by his mother, and his mom with a bespoke redolence called a First Lady in a tradition bottle.

In his Sun interview,Mr Trump also pronounced former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson – who disagrees with a PM on Brexit and quiescent this week – would make a “great primary minister”, adding: “I consider he’s got what it takes.”

At a Chequers news conference, Mr Trump pronounced he had been responding to a Sun’s doubt about Mr Johnson as a probable primary minister, adding: “He has been really good to me. He’s been observant really good things about me as president”.