Theresa May faces further threats to her government’s Brexit strategy and could have to stave off the prospect of a “no confidence” challenge to her leadership this week, after revealing that Donald Trump had advised her to “sue” the EU. Trump said in the CBS interview, referring to his Scottish-born mother and to his father, who was born in NY to German immigrants.
Mr Trump and wife Melania have spent the past few days in the United Kingdom, which included a meeting with Queen Elizabeth II.
Johnson dramatically resigned on July 9 saying that the Brexit “dream is dying” and warning that May’s latest plan risked turning Britain into a “colony” of the European Union. Asked in a BBC interview Sunday what that was, May responded with an amused expression: “He told me I should sue the EU”.
“When I say attractive”, he added, “inside and out, that is a handsome woman”. “Actually, no”, she said. I haven´t been there in a long time. “I contacted the manufacturer again and we will have our balloon by mid-August”.
Piers even ventured to ask which way the Queen leans when it comes to Brexit, but the President said he decided not to ask about her personal viewpoint.
“We are more than two years on from the referendum: two years of soundbites, indecision and Cabinet infighting, culminating in a series of wasted opportunities”. And previous year, since I was elected, we picked up 34 billion dollars extra, additional.
It communicates that the “President of the United States is treating us with the respect that we deserve”, said David Szakonyi, a professor of political science at George Washington University.
‘I just like to hear him speak and hear his views on a wide range of issues’. I met him a couple of times, I met him at the G20. Somebody said are you friends or enemies?
He told the BBC’s Sunday Politics: “The government unfortunately believes that Brexit is not a good thing in itself, it seems to think it has to be tempered by non-Brexit”.
But hours later he said a US-UK trade deal would “absolutely be possible”.
Donald Trump told the Sun newspaper Mrs May’s proposals would “probably kill” a trade deal with his country.
He said: “Oh, I think we’re going to have a great trade deal, I’ve really no doubt about it. We’re going into negotiations with them”.
“My message to the country this weekend is simple: we need to keep our eyes on the prize”, May wrote on Facebook. ‘You have to make a choice as a journalist, ‘ Morgan went on. He said he had told May how to conduct Brexit negotiations, “but she didn’t listen to me”. “Well, I fully intend to [run in 2020]”.
Brexiteers hate the idea of a common rule book, fearing we’ll become the rule taker of Brussels.
“You add it all up and it’s like over 150 million people – that’s a tremendous amount of people between Facebook and Instagram and Twitter – three different platforms, it’s tremendous”, he continued. The GMB presenter pressed: “But 2020 you gonna run?”
Mr Rees-Mogg said Mrs May had apparently abandoned her “red lines” that had won her the support of the party in March.