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Jul 13, 2018 40 tweets 21 min read
At Chequers @theresa_may, alongside @POTUS, says she thanked him for expelling 60 intelligence officers from #Russia following Salisbury nerve agent incident.
Will pursue a US-UK free trade agreement following #Brexit, adds @theresa_may.
US and UK in agreement on how to deal with #DPRK and #Iran and need for increased @NATO defense spending, declares @theresa_may.
Last night's dinner at Blenheim Palace was "really something very special," says @POTUS.
Traditions of freedom, sovereignty and rule of law are shared US and UK gift to the world, says @POTUS.
"Truly a productive summit" at @NATO, says @POTUS thanking @theresa_may for making #UK five out of the 29 members meeting spending commitments.
Today discussed "stopping nuclear proliferation," says @POTUS, mentioning #DPRK and #Iran.
UK and US also strengthening cooperation between their armed forces "all around the world," says @POTUS.
"We have threats far different than anything" previously, adds @POTUS.
"Border security is a national security problem," says @POTUS.
"I don't want they're going to do...but whatever you do is OK with us," says @POTUS of #Brexit.
It's "not an easy negotiation, that's for sure," adds @POTUS about #Brexit.
"We continue a long tradition, collaboration and affection," says @POTUS, calling his visit here "an honor."
"I didn't criticize the prime minister," says of @TheSun interview and mentions "fake news," says the Q&A was recorded to verify what he did say.
"It will absolutely be possible" to achieve a US-UK trade deal, says @POTUS. "I think she's doing a terrific job."
#Brexit will mean #UK will be able to make such trade deals," says @theresa_may.
#Syria, #Ukraine and nuclear proliferation among issues he'll discuss with Putin, says @POTUS.
"I will absolutely, firmly ask the question" about election meddling to Putin, adds @POTUS.
On US troops in #Germany, @POTUS seems to confirm at @NATO he mentioned possibility of a pullout but "it wasn't a threat."
#Europe needs to tighten immigration policies, says @POTUS.
"Such dishonest reporting," responds @POTUS to @NBCNews question about him criticizing @theresa_may.
"We have been far tougher on Russia than anybody," says @POTUS.
"Let me clear about this: We will be leaving the European Union," says @theresa_may.
"He'll be a great prime minister," @POTUS says of @BorisJohnson. And "this incredible woman is doing a fantastic job."
#EU on trade treats "the United States horribly," says @POTUS, complaining about car tariffs.
US-UK relationship is "the highest level of special," declares @POTUS.
His advice on #Brexit to @theresa_may might have been "brutal" but @POTUS says he can't specifically remember what he recommended.
"CNN is fake news. I don't take questions from them," says @POTUS. "Let go to John Roberts of Fox.
"Rigged witch hunt...really hurts our country and I think really hurts our relationship with Russia," says @POTUS in response to @johnrobertsFox question.
"I'm not bad at doing things," calling #Crimea "an Obama disaster," says @POTUS.
"I've taken over a lot of bad hands and I'm fixing them one by one," adds @POTUS.
"I welcome the meeting with President Putin" but important @POTUS goes into it "from a position of strength," says @theresa_may.
"At some point she can do what I suggested" on #Brexit, says @POTUS. "She's a tough negotiator."
"I would much rather have her as my friend than my enemy," says @POTUS of @theresa_may.
Nuclear proliferation "is the biggest problem in the world," @POTUS says, adding he understands #nuclear because he used to speak about it with his uncle who was a physicist at @MIT.
"I'm not going in with high expectations but we might come up with some very surprising things," @POTUS says of his summit set for Monday with #Russia President Putin.
"Our Brexit plan will deliver on what British people voted for," emphasizes @theresa_may.
"They didn't put in the headline. I wish they put in the headline," says @POTUS of his praise of @theresa_may in @TheSun interview.
"I think it's a horrible thing that you have a pipeline coming from Russia" to #Germany, says @POTUS repeating criticism of #NordStream2.
President Trump literally in Winston Churchill’s seat.

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