Under a deal struck during late night talks in Brussels, Britain received a "flexible extension" until October 31, saving all sides from a chaotic no-deal British departure at the end of the week.
Ultimately the longer plan won out, giving May more time to get her withdrawal agreement approved by parliament to ensure an orderly split -- but it appeared Trump believed London had been treated harshly.
He then turned his attention to the ongoing US trade spat with Europe, saying: "The EU is likewise a brutal trading partner with the United States, which will change. "Sometimes in life you have to let people breathe before it all comes back to bite you!"
Trump on Tuesday threatened to impose USD 11 billion in tariffs on European imports in retaliation over subsidies to aviation giant Airbus, suddenly escalating a transatlantic skirmish that is more than a decade old.
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