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I would be 'tougher' in Brexit talks than UK's Theresa May: Donald Trump

May was the first foreign leader to visit Trump after his inauguration in January last year and they were filmed emerging from the White House holding hands

Andrew MacAskill | Reuters  |  London 

US President Donald Trump would take a "tougher" approach to Brexit negotiations than Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, he said in a television interview to be broadcast later on Sunday. In the interview with British channel ITV, Trump said the European Union was "not cracked up to what it's supposed to be" and claimed he had predicted the result of the June 2016 referendum in which Britons voted to leave the EU. Trump was elected to the US presidency later the same year. When asked if May was in a "good position" regarding the ongoing ...

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First Published: Mon, January 29 2018. 00:18 IST