(WASHINGTON TIMES) President Trump praised an “independent” Great Britain Friday in his first news conference and first meeting with a foreign leader, British Prime Minister Theresa May.
“Together, America and the United Kingdom are a beacon for prosperity and the rule of law,” Mr. Trump said in the East Room of the White House. “An independent Britain is a blessing to the world.”
British voters decided last year to leave the European Union in a populist movement similar to the movement that swept Mr. Trump to victory in November.
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