“Everyone around Trump” pushed him to take a strong stand against Putin over Russia’s interference in the 2016 U.S. elections. He ignored the advice.
Even amid protests and Trump’s harsh criticism, May viewed the visit as the best one yet with the U.S. president.
As the two leaders continue to disagree on how she should handle the British exit from the bloc, Trump called the E.U. a “foe” in a CBS interview that aired Sunday.
In his tweets, he also attacked Obama, questioned the FBI, torched CNN and bragged about his 2016 win.
Trump and the first lady also had tea with the queen in their first official visit to Britain.
The president harshly criticizes them for what he sees as soft policies and then follows up with lavish personal praise.
May had rolled out the red carpet and praised the special relationship.
He has not yet been approved to review “sensitive compartmented information,” which he accessed last year on an interim basis. The CIA determines who can see this information.
Though the president declared unprecedented victory, partners said little new had actually been agreed upon.
The president faced rare booing from Republican lawmakers when he criticized Rep. Mark Sanford of South Carolina, who was not in the room.