England’s Prime Minister Plans to “Charm” Trump
England’s Prime Minister, Theresa May, said that she and President Donald Trump share some political values. She said she aims to charm Donald Trump into backing a trade deal, declaring that “sometimes opposites attract.” She also believe she can persuade the US President into backing NATO, the UN and the EU.
England’s Prime Minister to Meet with Trump
England’s Prime Minister spoke with reporters on her flight to the US. This was before she gave a speech to leading Republicans in Philadelphia. She told reporters that President Trump shared some of her political values, and that of Brexit Britain. May went on to day, “I think we both share a desire to ensure that governments work for everyone and particularly that governments are working for ordinary working class families. I think that’s important. That’s what I’ve spoken about. I did it on the steps of Downing Street when I became Prime Minister; a country that works for everyone and an economy that works for everyone. I think we share the interest and the intention in both our countries.”
The Prime Minister is the first foreign leader to visit the Trump White House. She said she was pleased to be going “so early” in the administration. She declined to get involved with the President’s crackdown on immigration. She said, “The rules that the US introduces are rules for the US.” She would not be drawn in on Trump’s controversial claims about millions of illegal voters. She stated, “What happens in US elections is not a matter for the British PM. It is a matter for US and US authorities.