Britain‘s May looking forward to explaining Brexit stance to Trump, spokesman says

LONDON – British Prime Minister Theresa May is looking forward to sitting down with Donald Trump to talk him through her Brexit negotiating stance after the US president criticized her plans in an interview, her spokesman said on Friday.

Trump told the Sun newspaper that a free trade deal with Britain might be impossible if London goes ahead with May‘s proposals for post-Brexit ties with the European Union in an interview published hours before the two leaders are due to meet.

"She‘s looking forward to sitting down with the president and talking him through the white paper,” May‘s spokesman of the government‘s proposals and when asked about Trump‘s interview with the Sun.