Donald Trump on UK election: ‘I can work with any primary minister’

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Media captionReporters ask a US boss his thoughts on a arriving UK ubiquitous election

US President Donald Trump has pronounced he could “work with anybody” in No 10 – 9 days forward of a ubiquitous election.

Speaking on a three-day revisit to a UK, Mr Trump pronounced he would “stay out of a election”, that he was a “fan of Brexit” and he suspicion PM Boris Johnson was “very capable”.

Mr Trump is in a UK for a Nato limit being reason in Watford on Wednesday.

He is due to attend a accepting hosted by a Queen during Buckingham Palace later, where protests are expected.

The US president’s comments in a press discussion came moments after he told reporters that he was staying out of a choosing on 12 Dec “because we don’t wish to mystify it”.

  • Trump’s UK visit: What’s he bringing?
  • What we schooled from Trump’s final revisit to a UK
  • Troubled Nato not in celebration mood for 70th birthday

What else has Trump said?

Media captionPresident Trump talks about a UK’s National Health Service
  • The US wanted “absolutely zero to do with” a NHS, when asked if it would form any partial of destiny trade talks. He pronounced he wouldn’t reason it even if it was handed to his administration “on a china platter”, adding: “Never even suspicion about it, honestly”
  • He himself was “a really easy chairman to work with”
  • The passersby who tackled a male during a “terrible attack” on London Bridge on Friday did “an extraordinary job”. He said: “I was really unapproachable of those people who grabbed him”, referring to Usman Khan who killed dual people and harmed 3 others before armed military shot him dead
  • French President Emmanuel Macron was “very disrespectful” for suggesting Nato was “brain dead”
  • On Prince Andrew stepping down from stately duties, he said: “I don’t know Prince Andrew, yet that’s a tough story, it’s a really tough story.” The Duke of York has been confronting questions over his ties to ashamed banker Jeffrey Epstein. Mr Trump met a duke on his final revisit to a UK in June

Who is Trump meeting?

President Trump is visiting a UK to attend a Nato limit commemorating a 70th anniversary of a transatlantic organisation.

He had a breakfast assembly with Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg during a US ambassador’s chateau in London.

Mr Trump has reason apart talks with French President Emmanuel Macron.

Later, he will join other universe leaders for a accepting during Buckingham Palace, hosted by a Queen.

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French President Emmanuel Macron meets Donald Trump during Winfield House – a London chateau of a US ambassador

It is misleading either Mr Trump will reason a one-on-one assembly with Mr Johnson during his revisit to a UK.

The US boss pronounced he would be assembly a British primary apportion during his visit, adding: “I have meetings set adult with lots of opposite countries”.

Mr Johnson pronounced he would be deliberating Syria, Russia and China during discussions with Nato leaders.

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The PM pronounced he had “good family with Washington” as he was campaigning in Salisbury

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab – who reason a assembly with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo – pronounced arrangements for such shared meetings were “always utterly fluid”.

BBC tactful match James Lansdale pronounced a Conservatives’ HQ is not penetrating on such a assembly “to equivocate cinema that could be used by his (Boris Johnson’s) opponents” in a arriving ubiquitous election.

Mr Johnson and Mr Trump did pronounce on Saturday, when Mr Trump voiced his condolences after a London Bridge attack.

There’ll be an almighty shuddering whine of use booming around a walls of Downing Street. Because there was genuine confinement in No 10 about accurately what a boss competence say. In fact, he’s given Boris Johnson an almighty assisting palm in this election.

Most importantly, we listened Donald Trump seeking to opposite what has turn one of a categorical conflict lines of a Labour Party and Jeremy Corbyn during this campaign, that if we re-elect Boris Johnson he will safeguard that a NHS is on a list in trade talks with a US.

And nonetheless we listened Mr Trump being flattering undeniable that he’s not meddlesome in a NHS, even if it was presented to him on a china platter and also suggesting he didn’t know because it was being lifted as an issue, even though, in fact, it was Mr Trump who initial lifted it as an emanate when he was here in Jun during a news discussion observant all should be on a table.

Be that as it may, we consider Team Johnson will be mightily relieved that he has, as it were, supposing them with a get-out-of-jail-free label to Labour claims that a NHS would be on a table.

What’s been a greeting to his visit?

Labour personality Jeremy Corbyn, who called for Mr Trump to be treated “with honour and politeness” during his visit, wrote to Mr Trump forward of his visit, perfectionist assurances that a NHS will be “off a table” in any post-Brexit US-UK trade talks.

Mr Corbyn told a BBC’s Jeremy Vine uncover that he would find assurances from Mr Trump during a Buckingham Palace accepting later.

“I will say, look, acquire to this country. we wish you’ll know how changed a inhabitant health use is,” he said.

“And in any destiny trade attribute with a USA, nothing of a open services are on a table, nothing of a open services are for sale.”

Mr Trump has formerly been criticised for voicing his opinions of British domestic leaders.

Media captionBoris Johnson says a UK and US “traditionally don’t get concerned in any other’s elections”

The US boss was warned opposite removing concerned in a arriving ubiquitous choosing by Mr Johnson final week.

Nigel Farage pronounced it was “awkward” that his “friend”, Mr Trump, had arrived during a choosing campaign, adding that he didn’t intend to pronounce to him.

The Brexit Party personality pronounced if there were “personal exchanges”, they would be “purely personal” and he would keep them private.

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US President Donald Trump and his mother Melania arrived during Stansted airfield on Monday

Scotland Yard has pronounced road closures will be in place in executive London during a summit.

Protesters are approaching to accumulate in Trafalgar Square, before streamer to Buckingham Palace forward of a eventuality on Tuesday evening.

The friends and family of teenage motorcyclist Harry Dunn are approaching to be among them. Mr Dunn’s genocide led to a tactful quarrel between a US and UK after a think over his genocide returned to America, claiming tactful immunity.

A orator for Mr Dunn’s family pronounced they will join demonstrations in sequence to “make a feelings known” to Mr Trump.

The Foreign Office pronounced Mr Raab lifted “UK concerns” about a box with his US reflection during a assembly earlier.

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