Might has revealed the recommendation that Trump had mentioned may very well be “too brutal”.
President @realDonaldTrump instructed me I ought to sue the European Union,” says Prime Minister @theresa_may#marr pic.twitter.com/LfVzMKOXMJ
— The Andrew Marr Present (@MarrShow) July 15, 2018
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BRITISH PRIME MINISTER Theresa Might has mentioned that US President Donald Trump instructed her to “sue the EU” as a substitute of negotiating.
Might was talking on BBC’s Andrew Marr programme about non-public recommendation the US president gave to her about Brexit negotiations.
In an interview with The Solar newspaper, Trump had mentioned he gave Might a suggestion about tips on how to deal with Brexit talks however that it might have been “too brutal”.
“I feel she discovered it perhaps too brutal, and that’s OK. I gave her a suggestion, not recommendation. I may absolutely perceive why she thought it was a bit bit powerful,” Trump mentioned.
On this morning’s interview, Might was requested about what this “brutal” recommendation was.
“He instructed me I ought to sue the EU. Not go into negotiations with them, sue them,” Might mentioned.
Really no, we’re going into negotiations with them. Apparently, what the president additionally mentioned in that press convention was don’t stroll away, don’t stroll away from negotiations, as a result of then we’ll be caught.
Might is dealing with a rebel by Brexit hardliners towards her proposals to retain robust buying and selling ties with the European Union after Britain leaves the bloc.
In his interview with The Solar, Trump advised such ties may make a brand new US-UK commerce unattainable.
However talking in one other interview with the Mail on Sunday, Trump mentioned a “nice commerce deal” may nonetheless be attainable if the UK is free to make such agreements.
“We’d make an amazing take care of the UK as a result of they’ve product that we like,” Trump mentioned.