Trump Today: Trump Today: President says U.K. trade pact has tremendous potential as he calls protests against him fake news

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British Prime Minister Theresa May and President Donald Trump in London on Tuesday.

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said the U.S. was committed to what he called a “phenomenal” trade deal with the United Kingdom, as he met outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May and dismissed protests against him as “fake news.”


Speaking alongside May at a joint news conference, Trump said there’s “tremendous potential” for a U.S.-U.K. trade pact, claiming the two nations could do two or three times the amount of trade they’re now conducting.

The U.S. goods and services trade surplus with the U.K. was $19.9 billion in 2018, according to the U.S.

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