With criticism of May's Brexit, Trump detonates a diplomatic grenade

Is the US president’s outburst to the Sun simply bad manners, or his latest attempt to undermine an old ally?He once likened his relationship with Theresa May to that between Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher. Presumably that comparison is now cancelled.Donald Trump has once again torn up standard etiquette for diplomacy by turning up, not with flowers or a bottle of wine – but a verbal grenade. As he was setting off for his first visit to the UK as American president, he told the Sun that he advised Theresa May “how to do” Brexit but “she didn’t listen to me”. Continue reading......

5 Published By - Theguardian.com - Latest UK news and comment - 2018.07.13. 02:18
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