Trump Jumps Again Into Brexit Debate

Posted on March 14, 2019 12:00 pm

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After telling reporters he would stay in his lane and avoid commenting on the contentious British exit from the European Union, U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday immediately did just the opposite. Alongside Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar in the Oval Office, Trump declared that Brexit is “actually tearing a lot of countries apart.” Trump also lamented he was “surprised at how badly it has all gone from the standpoint of negotiating.” The president said he had advised British Prime Minister Theresa May how to negotiate her country’s divorce from the EU, but “she didn’t listen to that.” Asked by