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Trump praises 'extraordinary' US-UK alliance on state visit

In a news conference with Theresa May, he promised a "phenomenal" trade deal after the UK leaves the European Union, but added that "everything is on the table" - including the NHS.

Mrs May said the scope of trade talks had to be agreed by both countries.

Mr Trump also said he turned down a meeting with Jeremy Corbyn, who addressed protesters in Westminster.

The US president met Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage at the US ambassador's residence, Winfield House.

Mr Farage tweeted that it was a "good meeting" and Mr Trump "really believes in Brexit".

On the second day of his three-day state visit, Mr Trump said:

  • Mrs May had done "a very good job" in getting the Brexit negotiations to this point and said "she's probably a better negotiator than I am"
  • Brexit "will happen and it probably should happen" because the UK is "a great, great country and it wants its own identity"
  • Protests against him were "very small" and "fake news"
  • Both the US and UK are "determined to ensure that Iran never develops nuclear weapons and stops supporting and engaging in terrorism"
  • The two countries would reach an agreement to protect intelligence sharing, despite their disagreement over Huawei - the mobile internet infrastructure company which the US says is a risk to national security
  • Conservative leadership candidate Boris Johnson would do "a very good job", as would Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, but he "did not know" Michael Gove
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