• Tuesday, December 06, 2022


May: UK-US ties will endure despite Trump’s tweet of far-right videos

Donald Trump (Photo by: REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque)

By: Lauren Codling

Prime Minister Theresa May repeated Thursday (30) that US President Donald Trump was wrong to retweet anti-Muslim videos posted by a British far-right group, but stressed that the two nations “special relationship” would continue. May’s initial condemnation prompted an extraordinary rebuke from the US leader, who told her on Twitter: “Don’t focus on me, focus on the destructive Radical Islamic Terrorism that is taking place within the United Kingdom.” Speaking to reporters during a trip to Jordan, the prime minister stood her ground, defending her record on tackling extremism – including by the far-right – while emphasising the strength of British-US ties.…

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