May's Brexit deal sounds like a 'great deal for the EU', says Trump

US president’s intervention is likely to weaken May’s hand when she is seeking to get deal approved by parliament

Donald Trump has delivered a weighty blow to Theresa May’s hopes of steering her Brexit deal through parliament, saying it sounded like a “great deal for the EU” that would stop the UK trading with the US.

Trump was speaking to reporters outside the White House when he was asked about the deal May struck with the EU’s other 27 heads of state and government on Sunday.

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Source: theguardian