Trump tension ‘risk to quick US trade deal’, says former UK envoy

Don’t expect a swift post-Brexit deal, says former ambassador, as poll shows 72% of British public think president is a risk to international stabilityDonald Trump’s deteriorating relationship with Britain is likely to kill off any lingering cabinet hopes of a swift post-Brexit trade deal with the United States, a former British ambassador to Washington has warned.Sir Nigel Sheinwald said that a series of controversial interventions by the US president in British issues meant that the remote prospect of a quick transatlantic deal, heralded by pro-Brexit cabinet members, should now be “put out of our minds” for good. Continue reading......

18 Published By - Theguardian.com - Latest UK news and comment - 2018.01.13. 21:30
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