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UK-US trade deal cheerleading will be drowned out by complexity

Today’s Trump-May press conference contained nothing of substance on the matter—and no wonder

By George Magnus  

Theresa May and Donald Trump meet at the White House ©Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire/PA Images

Standing next to President Donald Trump, Theresa May spoke for rather longer than her host at their first press conference on Friday. The president said nothing at all about trade, while the Prime Minister left it to the end of her remarks to say that both sides aimed to build on their commercial relationship and that a trade deal would be in the interest…

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