‘What a mess’: Trump attacks Theresa May’s handling of Brexit

Donald Trump says Theresa May has made a “mess” of Brexit, and he will no longer deal with the UK’s ambassador to the US.

The latter comment follows the leaking of memos from ambassador Sir Kim Darroch, in which Mr Trump is described as “incompetent”, “inept” and “insecure”.

In a pair of tweets, the US president said: “I have been very critical about the way the UK and Prime Minister Theresa May handled Brexit.

“What a mess she and her representatives have created. I told her how it should be done, but she decided to go another way. I do not know the Ambassador, but he is not liked or well….

“….thought of within the U.S. We will no longer deal with him. The good news for the wonderful United Kingdom is that they will soon have a new Prime Minister. While I thoroughly enjoyed the magnificent State Visit last month, it was the Queen who I was most impressed with!”

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